Last updated: 9 September 2020
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The Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP), is our 30-year roadmap to improve Victoria’s waste and recycling infrastructure. The plan aims to create an integrated waste and recycling system that maximises the opportunities to:
To achieve these aims, we work closely with:
The plan identifies the following actions:
Our plan identifies plastics and organics as a key investment opportunity.
Opportunities for all waste materials are outlined in chapter five of the plan (PDF, 5MB | DOCX, 6MB)
There are also implementation plans that outline opportunities in each region:
For those looking to invest in the waste and resource recovery sector, we offer a facilitation service that:
Land use planning is important for improving waste and resource recovery infrastructure.
We provide information for local government land use planners and those developing or changing the use of a facility. We also identify waste and resource recovery hubs to guide investment and land use.
We provide best practice guidance to the waste and resource recovery sector so they can:
We offer funding opportunities to strengthen the waste and resource recovery sector.
We’re tracking our progress. We’re currently evaluating the effectiveness of the plan which will inform the Victorian Recycling Infrastructure Plan.
The plan identified three complementary strategies.
Recycling Victoria has reset our priorities over the next ten years. We will continue to update this page as it evolves.
Read our priorities for:
The Victorian Government has announced its circular economy policy, Recycling Victoria.
This policy is a 10-year action plan that aims to:
Recycling Victoria requires us to prepare a new plan that will replace the Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan. The new plan will be called the Victorian Recycling Infrastructure Plan (VRIP).
We'll notify you a soon as we announce a grant or funding opportunity.
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Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan