In 2015–16 the amount of paper and cardboard recovered for reprocessing in Victoria was 1.55 million tonnes. This represents a 1 per cent increase over 2014–15.
Of the total paper and cardboard waste recovered in 2015–16 (compared to 2014–15):
Composition of paper/cardboard waste (by weight) recovered for reprocessing, Victoria 2015–16
In 2015–16, C&I sector contributed 85 per cent of the total paper and cardboard recovery for reprocessing (down from 89 per cent). MSW contributed 15 per cent (up from 11 per cent) and less than 1 per cent was reported sourced from C&I.
Source sectors of paper/cardboard received for reprocessing (by weight), Victoria 2014–15
Paper/cardboard recovery has been trending upwards since 2006–07, but has remained relatively stable over the past three years.
Paper/cardboard waste recovered for reprocessing, Victoria 2006–07 to 2015–16
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