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Interstate commercial and industrial waste received

Key finding

In 2016–2017, about 23,000t of commercial and industrial waste generated interstate was transported to Queensland landfills for disposal.

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

Data on general waste from interstate sources was collected for the first time in 2013–2014.

In 2016–2017, about 23,000t of commercial and industrial waste was received from interstate sources. While this was about 16,000t more than 2015–2016, it was similar to the amount reported in 2014–2015.

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Indicator: Total tonnage of interstate waste received

Commercial and industrial waste received by private landfills from interstate sources in 2016–2017.

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Last updated 10 May 2019