The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) is a national measure of the presence of litter across the country.
Litter counts are undertaken twice annually, across 983 sites nationally, to create an annual report on litter in each State and Territory that can be compared to the national average.
The 2016 NLI was 50% funded by all state governments, the ACT government and KAB Council NT, and 50% by the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC).
Now in its 11th consecutive year, the NLI provides insight regarding:
The information derived from this research is used by governments and community organisations to develop litter prevention and management policies and programs, and to create increased pride in communities across Australia.
For more information on the NLI visit www.kab.org.au.
Document | PDF | 2559KB2016 National Litter Index - National Overview
Document | PDF | 5648KB2016 National Litter Index - State and Territories - Survey Specifics
Document | PDF | 127KB2016 National Litter Index Infographic
Document | DOC | 18KB2016 National Litter Index Infographic - Text Alternative
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