The strategy provides a consistent and coordinated approach to waste and resource recovery education.
The Victorian Waste Education Strategy was released in 2016 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This policy has reset the Victorian Government’s priorities and superseded our strategy for waste education over the next ten years.
We deliver and support best practice education programs so that Victorians:
The objectives set out in the original strategy will continue to guide our work under Recycling Victoria. Under both plans 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 coordinated approach to waste and resource recovery education.
Recycling Victoria’s waste education priorities are to educate the community on:
Our programs that will continue to support these priorities are:
These priorities can be found under the Statewide Education Programs (2.3) in the Recycling Victoria policy.
Our guide provides an overview of our ongoing waste education priorities and direction under Recycling Victoria. Our waste education guide supports our strategic decisions and waste education program development.
This live plan will reflect the context of the day, whilst maintaining a long-term vision under the guidance of the strategy.
In 2019, the waste education strategy was independently reviewed to measure:
This review has informed the development of the guide and will continue to inform our decisions.