What it contains

Good waste management on farms is essential to ensure a healthy, safe and productive farming enterprise. Farmers, along with all Victorians, have obligations under legislation to ensure their wastes do not impact on the environment. This guideline provides good practice waste management for farmers to minimise the potential for liability. It includes information about managing waste types including scrap metals, masonry, asbestos, empty chemical drums, oil and oil filters, chemicals, tyres, dead stock, silage/feed wrapping and hay band/twine, treated timber, tree and plant waste, and household waste.
Publication number
Waste and recycling
Number of pages
Release date
25 June 2019

Reviewed 31 August 2023