The New South Wales Government has held a long-standing waste levy exemption for charities and not-for-profit groups performing a community service that involves the collection or receipt of waste. The exemption provides for a wider definition of eligible community service organisations:
Charitable Recycling Australia is currently in collaborative discussions with the NSW Government on pro-active recommendations on how the exemption may be extended to include contractor-hauled charitable recycling waste. One of the options being reviewed is the feasibility of a weight-based billing tender, which promises to provide transparency of billing and the clear identification of exempt waste tonnage, regardless of how they are transported.
Contact Charitable Recycling Australia for more information or click here for the EPA website.