Pollution and waste management
iPhone, iPod and iPad - Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority has made information about agricultural and veterinary chemical products accessible to people on the move.
Hazardous waste home page from the The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.
If you want to export or import hazardous waste, or move it in or out of Australia (transit) you must apply for a permit to do so.
Designed to help you find relevant information about chemicals as quickly and easily as possible. Information has been arranged into topics to help focus your search; alternatively you can use the search facilities on the left.
This recycling Scheme involves a combination of government regulation and industry action to take responsibility for the collection and recycling of waste televisions, computers, printers and computer products.
The National Waste Policy sets Australia's waste management and resource recovery direction to 2020.
Find out about emissions in your area. Search the National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) for free information about substance emissions in Australia.
Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism index page for information on radioactive waste management in Australia.
It only takes one litre of oil to contaminate one million litres of water. Pour your used oil back into an empty oil container and take it to your local used oil facility for recycling. Some facilities also take your old oil filters and oily rags. Contact your local council for information about your nearest used oil facility.