Solid Waste Levy

Funding for Green Industries SA’s programs comes from the solid waste levy, collected under the Fees and Levies regulations of the Environment Protection Act 1993. The Environment Protection Authority collects the levy of which 50% is paid into the Green Industry Fund as set out in the Green Industries SA Act 2004.

The solid waste levy is as follows:

From 1 July 2020:

  • Metro: $143/tonne
  • Non-metro: $71.50/tonne
From 1 July 2023:
Region:Solid wasteLiquid waste
Metropolitan Adelaide$156/tonne$42.50/kL

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