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Information Session: Container Deposit Scheme Update

Published: Wednesday, 16 January 2019 at 3:57:22 PM

The State Government is committed to implementing a Western Australian Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) by early 2020.

WALGA is hosting an Information Session where Local Government Officers and Elected Members can discuss the implementation of the Container Deposit Scheme.  This Information Session will be particularly useful for those working in the waste, planning, contract management and community development areas of Local Government.

Date:          Wednesday, 13 February

Time:          9:00am to 11:00am (Registrations from 8:30am)

Venue:        WALGA Boardroom, ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville

Register:     Please register your attendance online by 5:00pm Friday, 8 February

Topics for discussion include the CDS Legislation, the Material Recovery Facility Protocol and draft Revenue Sharing Arrangements.  The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage will also provide an overview of the Draft Position Statement: Container Deposit Scheme Infrastructure. The deadline to comment on this document is Tuesday, 19 February.

For more information on the event, contact Rebecca Brown, Manager Waste and Recycling, via email or by calling (08) 9213 2063.

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