Landfill pollution: guidance for operators and local councils
Information for landfill operators and local councils about how to prevent landfill pollution.
EPA’s new website is under construction. It contains links to our previous site while we add information.
Landfills can pollute our land, water and air if they’re not managed in the right way. If you operate a landfill, you must comply with laws that help prevent pollution.
Landfills must follow EPA’s best practice guidance. It includes how to:
You must follow this guidance when applying for works approvals or landfill licences.
Landfill operators must also pay landfill and prescribed waste levies. This money helps improve waste management across Victoria.
Reviewed 4 November 2019