Accreditation of Voluntary Product Stewardship Programs
The Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC) has released a consultation paper on the proposed model for accreditation of voluntary product stewardship arrangements under the Product Stewardship Act 2011. Written submissions on the consultation paper are sought by 27 March 2012.
Public meetings will be held in Sydney on 14 March 2012, Canberra on 16 March and Melbourne on 20 March. Further information on the consultation process is available on the SEWPaC website.
SEWPaC is a Government Member of the Global Product Stewardship Council, and the GlobalPSC is pleased to have provided input in the development of the proposed arrangements.