Commercial and industrial waste landfilled
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.
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.
Relevant Sustainable Development Goals’ targets
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.