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Published Date 29 Jul 2014

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NOTICE OF DECISION TO GRANT A PERMIT UNDER THE
HAZARDOUS WASTE (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1989

Pursuant to Section 33 of the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989, notice is given that on 25 July 2014 permit AUH1334661 was granted to Sims E-Recycling Pty Ltd (Sims) (ABN 74 114 176 493), 82 Marple Ave, Villawood, NSW 2163. (Telephone: +61 2 8708 2013; Facsimile: +61 2 9755 7871).

The particulars of the permit are as follows:

(a)       the hazardous waste to be imported is mixed electronic waste (Basel Code A1180);

(b)       the quantity of the waste to be imported is a maximum of 1200 tonnes;

(c)       the method of transport by which the waste is to be imported in up to thirty
(30) shipments is:

(i)         by sea from Auckland in New Zealand to Sydney or Melbourne; and then

(ii)        by land from Sydney or Melbourne to the facility operated by Sims at
82 Marple Avenue, Villawood NSW 2163
;

(d)       at that facility, the waste is to undergo recovery operation R4 – Recycling/reclamation of metals and metal compounds; and 

(e)       no shipment is authorised under this permit before the date below and all transboundary movement of the waste is to be completed by 28 February 2015.

The permit includes and is subject to conditions.

 

Andrew McNee

Delegate to the Minister

Assistant Secretary

Environment Protection Branch

25 July 2014