Quick Waste Facts

Quick Waste Facts

By In Pump-It Tips On August 24, 2016

The following quick waste facts were published in the North Lakes Messenger:

  • Queensland generates more than 32 million tonnes of waste (16 Suncorp Stadiums filled to the roof ) every year and it’s growing. It includes heavy industry waste placed in indefinite storage.
  • Queensland recycles only about a third of its waste, one of the worst rates in the country.
  • Queensland is the only mainland state to not have a levy on non-domestic waste.
  • SEQ councils are reporting that their landfill sites are fast reaching full capacity.


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