Australia – Planet Ark hosts National Recycling Week November 12-18.
From Waste War to Recycling Reboot Report
From Waste War to Recycling Reboot Report Key Findings
HP Australia Environmental Sustainability Study 2018
Key Findings: Council Issues (survey of 180 local councils)
Top recycling mistakes
Soft plastics in the recycling bin (46%)
Bagged recyclables in the recycling bin (41%)
Food/organic waste in the recycling bin (22%)
Non-recyclable plastics (16%)
Next big waste issue
Food and organic waste and how to deal with it (25%)
Developing markets for recyclables and recycled materials in
Improving the current kerbside recycling system (19%)
Almost 76% of councils listed ‘reducing resident confusion’ as a high priority, with over 90% seeing it as a mid to high priority
Recycling aids in the fight against global warming by reducing the amount of new materials we use to sustain our lifestyle. Recycling is a constantly evolving industry, with new initiatives and technologies in continual development which can lead to confusion about what can and can’t be recycled.
Australians are mistakenly putting soft plastics in the recycling
— Planet Ark (@PlanetArk) November 13, 2018
Does your office sort & separate?
If the answer is no, the time is now. By sorting waste into separate streams, your team can improve their recycling efforts and contribute to a more sustainable Australia.
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It's National Recycling Week! Old & unwanted paint can be taken to your local Community Recycling Centre. Unused & out-of-date medicine can be returned to the local chemist & used batteries can be taken to your local CRC or ALDI. Find your local CRC here: https://t.co/2DvByaiAzY pic.twitter.com/bOPAqmZyST
— NSW EPA (@NSW_EPA) November 14, 2018