Our long-term vision to guide future planning for waste and resource recovery infrastructure across the state.
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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:
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The maps show the location of over 500 major infrastructure facilities associated with Victoria's waste and resource recovery system, based on 2012 data.
Our plan identifies plastics and organics as a key investment opportunity.
Opportunities for all waste materials are outlined in chapter five of the plan.
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:
Read about our investment facilitation service
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:
01 February 2018 – Understanding best practice methods that apply to the recovery and biological processing of organics.
03 September 2019 – Research and guidance for local government and industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and respond to climate change.
14 May 2018 – An overview of resource recovery technologies for readers who have a general understanding of resource recovery and waste processing technologies.
We offer funding opportunities to strengthen the waste and resource recovery sector.
View our current grant and funding opportunities
We’re tracking our progress. We’re currently evaluating the effectiveness of the plan which will inform the Victorian Recycling Infrastructure Plan.
02 April 2019 – The report for the second round of evaluation provides information on the period July 2016 to June 2018.
09 April 2018 – The progress report provides an update on the implementation of the SWRRIP during the period of July 2015 to June 2017.
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 as soon as we announce a grant or funding opportunity.
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11 June 2015 – Economic Assessment 2014 – Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan Victoria 2015–44.
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