What it contains

The guideline outlines how the Environment Protection Act 1970 and associated policies and Regulations are applied to the assessment of proposals that recover energy from waste. The document provides high-level guidance for industry, government and the community on EPA’s expectations and requirements for the siting, design, construction and operation of such facilities. This replaces publication 1559 – replaced publication 1549 – both published in 2013.
Publication number
Guideline; Land and groundwater; Landfill; Policy; Victoria's future environment; Waste and recycling
Number of pages
Release date
31 July 2017

Reviewed 31 August 2023