How to store and handle solids: for businesses
If your business produces, uses or stores any solid materials, you must consider the pollution risks and act to reduce those risks.
If your business works with solid materials, you must store and manage them the right way. This will help prevent spills or emissions that could harm human health and the environment.
Examples of solid materials are powders, granules and pellets.
Our Solid storage and handling guidelines (publication 1730) gives information on:
Other resources for storing and handling solids include:
How to manage industrial waste
Waste and recycling during coronavirus
Industrial waste resource guidelines (IWRG)
How to dispose of bushfire waste
Composting guidance for operators
How to manage clinical and related waste
How to manage construction and demolition waste
How to manage dangerous good wastes
Prescribed industrial waste (PIW) classifications
Temporary storage of prescribed industrial waste (PIW)
Transporting prescribed industrial waste (PIW)
Reviewed 14 September 2020