What it contains

This fact sheet summarises some information contained within the Management and storage of combustible recyclable and waste materials – guideline (publication 1667).  Specifically in relation to how to comply with Victorian environment protection laws which require duty holders to: (i) understand the fire hazards associated with their activities and put controls in place to reduce the fire risk associated with those hazards; (ii) manage and store combustible recyclable and waste materials (CRWM) in a manner that protects the environment and human health from the risk of fire; and (iii) prepare an emergency management plan in response to a fire emergency.

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Publication number
Fact sheet; Waste and recycling; Waste and recycling
Number of pages
Release date
16 July 2021

Reviewed 13 October 2023