Waste Minimisation Act 2008

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Part 2 Product stewardship

8 Purpose of Part

The purpose of this Part is to encourage (and, in certain circumstances, require) the people and organisations involved in the life of a product to share responsibility for—


ensuring there is effective reduction, reuse, recycling, or recovery of the product; and


managing any environmental harm arising from the product when it becomes waste.