Antarctic Environmental Protection Regulations

Version of section 34 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-09-22:


Marginal note:Contents of plan

 Each waste management plan must apply to all wastes generated by the activities to which the permit is to relate, including wastes generated by vessels, stations and field camps, and must

  • (a) include measures for the reduction, recycling, safe storage, removal and disposal of wastes from the activities to which the permit is to relate;

  • (b) provide that all reasonable steps must be taken to minimize the amount of waste generated or disposed of in the Antarctic;

  • (c) specify current and planned waste management measures, including measures for final disposal;

  • (d) specify current and planned measures for analysing the effects of waste and waste management on the Antarctic environment;

  • (e) specify other measures to minimize any negative effects of waste and waste management on the Antarctic environment; and

  • (f) specify the method used for recording wastes.

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