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Air quality is important to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air pollution comes from industry, motor vehicles and domestic wood burning.
EPA plays a role in protecting the community from noise pollution.
Human health and wellbeing relies on the quality of our environment every day.
Our reporting system lets you dob in litterers in cars.
Many industrial activities require works approvals and licences from EPA.
EPA helps protect Victorians’ health from potential environmental hazards.
EPA works to protect Victoria from pollution during major infrastructure projects.
EPA periodically reviews environmental policy and regulation.
Guidance for business and industry, including licensing, works approvals and planning.
Information about the fees and charges levied by EPA.
EPA’s organisational strategy sets out five goals and how we'll work with Victorians to achieve them.
EPA welcomes the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into EPA.
EPA works with the community, businesses and other organisations to protect the environment.
EPA recognises staff who are leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour.
The process to submit complaints about the conduct of an EPA authorised officer.
For information on what you can recycle via your kerbside recycling bin, see the Get It Right on Bin Night website.
2017-18 report on local government kerbside recycling services
Each year, EPA reports on the performance of local government kerbside recycling services in Victoria.
This is done under clause 15 of the Waste Management Policy (Used Packaging Materials).
This information is also reported by other states and territories under the National Environment Protection (Used Packaging Materials) Measure.
Victoria’s 2017–18 report is based on information collected by Sustainability Victoria from all 79 Victorian local governments.
* Some councils offer more than one type of kerbside recycling service. This table shows the predominant/default service.
Total premises/households – 2,546,800
Proportion of households with access to recycling – 98%
Average participation rate – information not available
Information not available
Information not available
** No information available in the Sustainability Victoria – Victorian Local Government Annual Waste Services Workbook 2017 – 18
Residential*** – $31.49
Non-residential – N/A
*** Includes residential and non-residential properties serviced
For annual reporting periods prior to 2011–12, this information was published in the National Environment Protection Council’s (NEPC’s) annual reports. They are available at the NEPC’s website.
Page last updated on 22 Jan 2020