We all know that recycling is essential for the environment, reducing pollution and landfill. But do you know what to recycle? What not to recycle? Can recycling reduce business expenses? How much plastic and paper actually gets recycled? Knowledge is power by understanding more about recycling you can make a bigger impact.

The latest Australian recycling facts and statistics really puts things into perspective. To illustrate, Waster, a national waste management company created this infographic to show you. It covers the latest paper recycling facts, plastic recycling facts, what you can recycle and more. Here are the recycling facts Australia needs to know, with bonus US recycling facts as well!

With the shift towards digital media and paperless offices, it may surprise you to find out that paper is still one of the world’s most commonly used consumer items. Plastic is one of the most widely used materials accross a multitude of industries. However, it’s production takes a heavy toll on our environment.

The infographic lists items that can generally be recycled in your home recycle bin, but check your local council website. For business recycling it’s best to get in touch with a waste management company to discuss your needs.



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