Better waste and recycling standards for apartments

The Better Apartments Design Standards have now been released to improve the liveability and sustainability of apartments in Victoria. They include waste and recycling standards to ensure apartment developments have effective recycling and waste facility management. With recycling rates in apartments generally being worse than in single dwellings (often due to inadequate recycling facilities) – this is a great move.

The standards will come into effect in March 2017 when they are implemented in the Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes.

Read more here.



Last updated: 23/12/2016