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Commercial and industrial waste recovered or recycled

Key finding

Between 2015–2016 and 2016–2017, the amount of commercial and industrial waste recovered or recycled increased by 1,500t (0.1%) to 1.319 million tonnes.

Waste 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.

Excluding green waste, the amount of commercial and industrial waste recovered since 2011–2012 has averaged about 1.05 million tonnes per year. The gap in the long-term trend graph is due to incomplete data in 2010–2011 (when waste reporting was voluntary).

More information:

Indicator: Tonnage of solid waste recovered or recycled

Commercial and industrial waste recovered from 2007–2008 to 2016–2017. This includes materials recovered by local governments, private landfills, recyclers and organic processors. Regional groupings are combinations of local government areas.

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Last updated 8 January 2019