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Waste management guidelines for small communities in the Northern Territory: working towards best practice (2009)

Author

Local Government Association of the Northern Territory

City

Darwin

Type

Report

Institution

Local Government Association of the Northern Territory

 

Description

The information presented in these guidelines aims to improve the delivery of waste management services for communities with less than 1,000 people. They are useful as an operational guide to be used on a daily basis as each remote community has its own needs and unique setting.

These guidelines are intended to provide support to community managers and technical service operators so that waste management in small and remote communities is safe for staff, the community and the environment. The focus of the guidelines include:

While these guidelines have been developed for waste management services and landfill site management, they only provide broad advice and should not be considered as a technical manual, but rather as an operational guide to be used on a daily basis.

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Contact details

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority
Level 2, Arnhemica House
16 Parap Road
Parap NT 0820
GPO Box 3675
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8924 4218
Fax: (08) 8942 6554
Email: ntepa@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 25 May 2017
 
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