Mornington Peninsula Shire: Waste Management

Last Modified: Wed Jan 25 2017 08:49:07 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 50%
    Percentage of waste (37% recycling and 13% green waste) that is diverted from landfill through council's kerbside collection services.
  • 15,988 tonnes
    of CO2 emissions avoided annually through the recycling component alone.
  • 3,450,000 m3
    of landfill gas captured at the methane gas capture facility, owned and operated by LMS Energy at the Shire’s Rye landfill.
  • 820
    homes that are powered by the electricity generated from the conversion. The facility also saves around 12.65 mega litres of water annually, the amount that would normally be used by a coal-fired power station when generating the same amount of electricity.
  • 30,000 tonnes
    of CO2 emissions avoided through the conversion each year.