Below is a summary of Theme 6: Transition to a circular economy to avoid waste of the draft Climate Emergency Action Plan. The detail represented here is a summary from the detailed Action Tables in the Action Plan and may not appear word for word for ease of reading.


Drive the move away from the ‘take, make, dispose’ economy.

Outcomes by 2025

Local businesses and community groups are reducing waste to landfill.

The community is knowledgeable about waste avoidance and what they can do to reduce consumption and increase recycling.

Key Strategies, Plans and Policies

To be reviewed:

Recycling and Waste Management Strategy

To be developed:

'Circular Economy' Transition Plan

Community education program

To be implemented:

Reduce single-use plastics project

Support organics recycling project