"The goal of this guideline is to achieve coastal water quality that
is fit for use and a healthy aquatic system that is maintained on a
sustainable basis while allowing for justifiable social and economic
development. This will be achieved in accordance with the hierarchy of
decision-making of water quality management, namely: prevention of waste;
minimisation of waste and responsible disposal..."
"The intention of this document is to highlight good practice
initiatives which have resulted in real improvements to the way that
waste is managed in communities. In so doing, it is hoped that other
municipalities may learn from these approaches and identify simple and
innovative solutions to help solve some of the waste management problems
in the short-term, as a first step towards implementing best practice
waste management approaches..."