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Pollution and waste management

APVMA

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.

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Hazardous waste

Provides information on the export and import of hazardous waste to ensure that it is disposed of safely so that human beings and the environment are protected from the harmful effects of the waste.

Department of the Environment

Hazardous Waste Act permits

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.

Department of the Environment

National chemical reference guide - standards in the Australian environment

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.

Department of the Environment

National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme

Provides information on a scheme for the collection and recycling of waste televisions, computers, printers and computer products for householders and small business.

Department of the Environment

National Waste Policy

Outlines Australia's waste management and resource recovery direction to 2020.

Department of the Environment

Pollutant inventory

Find out about emissions in your area. Search the National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) for free information about substance emissions in Australia.

Department of the Environment

Radioactive waste management

The use and production of radioactive materials generates radioactive waste that must be managed safely and appropriately.

Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

Used oil recycling

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.

Department of the Environment

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