Current projects

Under the Product Stewardship Act 2011 there is a requirement to publish a product list every year. The 2013-14 Product List was published on 30 June 2013 and included the listing of end-of-life air conditioners and refrigerators with small gas charges and waste architectural and decorative paint.

End-of-life air conditioners and refrigerators with small gas charges

The Department is currently undertaking a study on the feasibility of a product stewardship approach for end-of-life air conditioners and refrigerators with small gas charges.

Waste architectural and decorative paint

Sustainability Victoria is supporting industry in the development of product stewardship approach for waste architectural and decorative paint . The Department supports this initiative and is represented on the Waste Paint Implementation Working Group.