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Re-Thinking Waste on King Island

Open: March 20, 2019 - Close: October 18, 2019

The King Island Waste Management Strategy 2019-2029 has been developed with a view to guiding you, other residents, businesses and Council to reduce, reuse, recycle and manage waste on the Island.  The Strategy was prepared by a specialist waste management consultant, A.Prince Consulting.

You can download the Strategy below or in hard copy at Council Chambers, 10 George Street, Currie. The Strategy will also be available at the Library, Bakery, Elle’s, Senior Citizens and Ochre Health.

King Island Waste Strategy 2019-2029 FINAL

As your views on the Strategy’s recommendations are important for Council to consider, you are invited to submit your comments by 18 October 2019.

Feedback should be in writing and can be provided by using the form below or by:

Mail: Council Chambers PO Box 147, Currie TAS 7256

Email:  kicouncil@kingisland.tas.gov.au

Council will start assessing each of the Strategy’s 62 recommendations in November this year.  Recommendations on how residents and businesses can reduce waste and channel recoverable materials for recycling and reuse will be the subject of more detailed consultations to ensure practices are workable and affordable.

In the meantime, Council is actively addressing Environment Protection Authority compliance requirements at its Charles Street and Parenna landfill sites.

If you would like any additional information, please contact Council’s Development Services Officer on 03 6462 9000.

Community and stakeholder views were gained through 123 responses to the community survey and 31 responses to the commercial waste survey. 29 interviews were conducted at the Charles Street Waste Management Centre, and a number of business and community stakeholders attended one-on-one meetings and public drop-in sessions. The results of this consultation are provided in the report below.

King Island Waste Strategy – Community Consultation report

We would love to hear your feedback and comments on this project. Please complete the below form to provide your comments.