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

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Recycle Tips

Recycling has environmental, economic and social advantages. It almost always takes less energy to make a product from recycled materials than it does to make it from new materials, which means less greenhouse gases are produced as part of the product's life cycle. It saves natural resources that would otherwise be mined to make a new product, and reduces the amount of rubbish that is hauled off to landfills- another big source of greenhouse gas emissions. One thing recycling increases is jobs, because recycling requires businesses that collect, haul, and process recyclables, as well as businesses that manufacture products from recycled materials.
Remember, you should only recycle after you’ve tried to reduce and reuse.
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Why Should I Recycle?
Recycling has environmental, economic and social advantages.
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Where Should I Recycle?
Successful recycling programs are those that make it easy for people to recycle.
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What Can I Recycle?
What you can recycle usually depends on where you live and the services offered in your area.
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