National Waste Figures

National waste figures – There was about 54Mt of core waste (2.2t per capita), comprising 13.8Mt MSW from households and local government activities, 20.4Mt from the C&I sector and 20.4Mt from the C&D sector (37.7%).

The trend in waste generation over the 11 year period between 2006-07 and 2016-17 shows an increase of 3.9Mt (6%). By stream, MSW grew by 0.9Mt (7%), C&I waste including ash by -0.5Mt (-1%), C&I waste excluding ash by 1.6Mt (8%) and C&D waste by 3.5Mt (20%).

https://www.environment.gov.au/system/files/resources/7381c1de-31d0-429b-912c-91a6dbc83af7/files/national-waste-report-2018.pdf

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