The Minister for the Environment has listed several classes of product in accordance with the Recycling and Waste Reduction Act 2020 in respect of the 2020-21 financial year.
Listed classes of products are those for which the Minister will consider, during 2020-21, whether some form of accreditation or regulation under the Act might be appropriate.
Child safety car seats have been included in the list for the first time.
Plastic microbeads and products containing them, batteries, photovoltaic systems, electrical and electronic products, and plastic oil containers are all retained in the list for 2020-21.
These classes of products are the highest priorities for consideration for product stewardship approaches.