Why was a waste disposal levy introduced?
The Queensland Government introduced a waste levy on 1 July 2019, to reduce the amount of waste disposed to landfill, and increase opportunities for resource recovery and recycling. View the Department’s website and legislation >
Is there an exemption for charitable recycling organisations?
Charitable recycling entities that meet the eligibility criteria can apply for an exemption for waste that has been donated, but that cannot practicably be re-used, recycled or sold.
What is NACRO’s role?
NACRO Incorporating Zero Waste Network has been engaged by the Queensland Government to provide an education and assistance package to assist eligible charitable recycling entities through the exemption application process, requirements and timeframes.