Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform's recycling achievements in 2015-16

Last Modified: Tue May 30 2017 09:29:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 24,260 tonnes
    Total weight of product collected across Australia. Victoria alone accounted for 7,028 tonnes followed by NSW - 6,146 tonnes and QLD - 6,013 tonnes.
  • 22,679 tonnes
    Total weight of usable material recovered.
  • 754 tonnes
    Total weight of material sent to domestic (704 tonnes) and overseas (50 tonnes) landfill.
  • 96.68%
    Material Recovery Target achieved.
  • 9,946 tonnes
    of material was exported for recovery. China accounted for 48% followed by Indonesia 36%.
  • 40%
    of material recovered was metal, followed by 25% plastic, 12% lead glass, 12% non lead glass, 6% circuit board and 5% others.
  • 8
    Major recyclers involved in the program. 6 of these are existing recycles, 2 new partners added.
  • 173
    collection services organized. 66 in metropolitan areas, regional Australia was covered through 70 services (37 to Inner Regional, 33 to Outer Regional) and remote Australia through 37 services. Najor logistics partner - Toll Global Logistics.