At the meeting of Cessnock City Council on 4 March 2020, Council resolved to place the Draft 2020-25 Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy on Public Exhibition for a period of 28 days from 11 March to 8 April 2020.  Your feedback is encouraged to make sure we provide the service our community wants and needs.

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* 1. The aim of the Strategy  (section 1.1) is to provide a sustainable cost effective waste service to the Cessnock community, while prioritizing waste minimisation and complying with environmental, safety and legislative obligations. 

Do you agree with this aim?

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* 2. The objectives of the draft Strategy (section 1.2) are to:
- increase waste diversion from landfill through greater resource recovery
- change community waste generation and disposal behaviours by encouraging waste avoidance and a circular economy
- reduce litter and illegal dumping in our bushland areas
- improve services to manage problem wastes
- deliver efficient waste services to the community

Are there any other objectives you think should be included? Should any be removed?

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* 3. Section 2 (Background) of the draft strategy summaries strategic drivers and the strategy development. Has sufficient information been included? Do you think anything should be removed?

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* 4. Section 3 (Understanding Waste) of the draft strategy summaries the waste hierarchy, the circular economy and the cost of waste management. Has sufficient information been included? Do you think anything should be removed?

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* 5. Section 4 (Where we are today) of the draft strategy summaries current services, waste data and the community survey results. Has sufficient information been included? Do you think anything should be removed?

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* 6. Considering waste avoidance (section 5.1), resource recovery and circular economy (section 5.2), are the actions proposed (sections 6.1 and 6.2) sufficient or do you have any additional suggestions?

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* 7. Considering diversion of waste from landfill (section 5.3) and problem waste (section 5.4), are the actions proposed (sections 6.3 and 6.4) sufficient or do you have any additional suggestions?

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* 8. Considering waste education and community engagement (section 5.5) and waste service efficiencies (section 5.6), are the actions proposed (sections 6.5 and 6.6) sufficient or do you have any additional suggestions?

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* 9. Considering waste infrastructure (section 5.7), litter and illegal dumping (section 5.8), are the actions proposed (sections 6.7 and 6.8) sufficient or do you have any additional suggestions?

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* 10. Are there any other comments on the draft Strategy you would like Council to considered?

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