At the Kerb Facts

Reduce

Around 6.67 billion or 36,700 tonnes of plastic bags go to landfill in Australia each year.


Reuse

Reuse materials around your home and you won’t have to pay to visit the local landfill which adds up to savings of about $120 year. *Based on 1 trip per month.


Food waste that winds up in landfills generates methane, a greenhouse gas that’s 23 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Easy Composting Guide


Recycle

Recycling one tonne of paper and cardboard saves approximately 13 trees.


By recycling one aluminium can, you can save enough energy to run a TV set for three hours!


Australians produce more than 1.3 million tonnes of plastic every year - more than 71 kg for every person.


Recycled aluminium cans will reappear back on the shelf in 60 days or less, as a brand new can!


Australia manufactures more than 1 million tonnes of glass per annum. Only about one third of this is recycled.


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