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Appendix E: Ecologically-sustainable development and environmental performance

The information provided is in accordance with section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. TEQSA is committed to progressing towards a sustainable future and continued improvement in reducing negative impacts on the environment.

In 2018-19, TEQSA complied with environmental initiatives, participating in recycling initiatives offered by the 530 Collins Street building management. This comprises paper, cardboard, co-mingled organic matter and hard waste recycling; e-waste recycling; and battery recycling. TEQSA is committed to reducing contamination of waste streams and reducing its general waste stream. TEQSA provided all staff with individual under-desk, co-mingled recycling bins.

TEQSA also continued its commitments to other recycling initiatives not provided by building management, including printer toner and waste cartridge recycling.