Reduce Your Waste

What Can You Do?

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Waste Facts

  • Australia is the second highest producer of waste per person in the world at approximately 650 kilograms per person.
  • The average Australian family of four people makes enough rubbish in one year to completely fill a three-bedroom house from floor to ceiling.
  • On average, every year each Australia throws out: - 330 kilograms paper - 552 aluminium cans - 118 kilograms plastic - 74 kilograms metals - 414 kilograms food - 206 glass bottles/jars