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Our comprehensive fact sheets explore the consumption, recycling and reuse of a wide range of everyday materials.

Improve your knowledge of the recycling process

Our comprehensive fact sheets explore the consumption, recycling and reuse of a wide range of everyday materials.

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  • Aluminium and steel products are 100 per cent recyclable.
  • Australia enjoys one of the world’s highest paper and cardboard recycling rates.
  • The energy saved by recycling one plastic drink bottle can power a computer for 25 minutes.
  • Glass is 100 per cent recyclable, and can be recycled and reprocessed indefinitely.
  • Recycling garden and food organics reduces greenhouse gases and protects our soil resources.
  • Though non-renewable, the materials found in batteries can be recycled an infinite number of times.
  • Australians consume up to 60 million fluorescent tubes and HID lamps each year.
  • E-waste can contain toxic materials that are potentially damaging to the environment if sent to landfill.
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