Garbage collection service results

In 2014-15 the amount of garbage collected by local government via household kerbside collection services was 1.1 million tonnes (equivalent to 471 kg per household or 195 kg per person). This figure increased by 1% or 28,000 tonnes from 2013-14.

Trend of household garbage yield, Victoria 2001-02 to 2014-15

Trend of household garbage yield 200102 to 201415

 

Cost

In 2014-15 the cost for local governments to provide a garbage collection service was $249 million in total (equivalent to $101.22 per household or $41.91 per person). This figure increased by $7 million or 2.8% and can be partly explained by additional services undertaken by local governments and a CPI increase of 1% since 2013-14.

Trend of household garbage collection cost per tonne, Victoria 2000-01 to 2014-15

Trend of household garbage collection cost per tonne 200102 to 201415

 

Download the Excel file below to view the data results and relevant graphs.

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Victorian Local Government Annual Waste Services Report 2014-15 - Totals