Our strategy for managing organics waste over the next 10 years.
The Victorian Organics Resource Recovery Strategy was released in 2015 as a key priority of delivering the Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP).
The Victorian Government has announced their circular economy policy, Recycling Victoria: a new economy.
This policy has reset the Victorian Government’s priorities and superseded our strategy for organics management over the next 10 years.
We work with industry and government to:
The objectives set out in the original strategy will continue to guide our work under Recycling Victoria.
We will contribute to strengthening the recycling sector through building on our current programs and developing new initiatives.
Recycling Victoria is the Victorian Government’s circular economy policy. It will guide us to deliver programs to:
Recycling Victoria provides a consistent and coordinated approach to better manage organic waste.
Through the $30 million Recycling Victoria Recycling Markets Acceleration package we will support local and attract new manufacturers to make new products using recycled materials.
Recycling Victoria’s organics priorities will supersede our existing priorities. They are to:
These priorities can be found under the Recycling Markets Acceleration package (8.1) in the Recycling Victoria policy.
Our guide provides an overview of our ongoing organics priorities and direction under Recycling Victoria. Our organics guide supports our strategic decisions and organics program development.
Our organics guide includes six recommendations from a rigorous and independent review of our organics strategy:
These recommendations were assessed and incorporated into the future strategic direction for organics which will be continued under Recycling Victoria.
This strategy provides a statewide approach for government, business/industry and the community to better manage organic wastes.