The Minister for the Environment has listed the classes of products below in accordance with Section 108A of the Product Stewardship Act 2011 (the Act).
Listed classes of products are those for which the Minister will consider, during 2017-18, whether some form of accreditation or regulation under the Act might be appropriate. Plastic microbeads and products containing them, batteries, photovoltaic systems, electrical and electronic products, and plastic oil containers are all retained in the list for 2017-18. These classes of products are the highest priorities for consideration for product stewardship approaches.