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Commercial and industrial waste landfilled

Key Finding

The 1.61 million tonnes of commercial and industrial waste landfilled in 2018–19 was 121,000 tonnes greater than the average amount landfilled during 2014–15 to 2017–18.

Wastr regions (information applies statewide, map locations are for reference only)

Commercial and industrial waste is produced by business and commerce and includes waste from schools, restaurants, offices, retail and wholesale businesses and manufacturing industries.

In 2018–19, 1.61 million tonnes of commercial and industrial waste were landfilled. Excluding green waste, the amount of commercial and industrial waste landfilled since 2014–15 has averaged about 1.52 million tonnes per year.

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Relevant Sustainable Development Goals’ targets

  • GOAL 3: GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
  • GOAL 11: SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • GOAL 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

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Metadata

Commercial and industrial waste sent to disposal from 2007–08 to 2018–19 financial year. This includes commercial and industrial waste disposed of at local government landfills, private landfills, incinerators and industrial monofills. Regional groupings are combinations of local government areas.