Fact:

Australians create about 28 million tonnes of rubbish every year. Just over one third of this material is recovered for recycling.

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Waste Tips

Most people don’t realise that solid waste reduction and recycling help address global climate change. How? The manufacture, distribution and use of products – as well as management of the resulting waste – all result in greenhouse gas emissions. Waste prevention and recycling reduce greenhouse gases associated with these activities by reducing methane emissions from landfills, saving energy, and increasing forest carbon sequestration by decreasing the demand for paper products. Waste reduction makes good business sense too because it can save your organisation money through reduced purchasing and waste disposal costs.
Waste Management
The best way to manage waste is to minimise the quantities of waste generated in the first place.
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Kitchen
Save money and reduce emissions by replacing bottled water with a tap filter.
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