Actions you can take
Below are practical actions that land managers can take to manage waste pollution. These actions can help reduce the amount of waste pollution and its impacts. They can assist all sectors and communities transition to more sustainable production, consumption and disposal.
The information on this page are representative of the key technologies available and sit within the context of the waste hierarchy. However, they are not exhaustive and new technologies are constantly improving and a thorough review of other sources should also be undertaken before choosing a technology.
These actions respond to the latest science on waste pollution sources, pathways, sinks and impacts. The actions cover a wide range of environments and land uses, including residential, commercial, industrial and rural.
Last updated: 10 May 2021
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2021) Actions you can take, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/management/pressures/litter-illegal-dumping/management-interventions/