The 2015–16 report is available in Sustainability Victoria’s Victorian Local Government Waste Services Report 2015-16.

Key findings from the report include:

  • Kerbside garbage, recyclables and garden organics collected by local government was 2.14 million tonnes (equivalent to 353kg per person). This figure increased by nearly 12,000 tonnes (0.6%) from 2014-15.
  • It cost local government $386 million to provide household kerbside waste collection services (equivalent to $63.57 per person). This is $6 million (1.7%) more than the previous year.
  • Of the 590,451 tonnes of recyclables collected by local government household kerbside services, 558,972 tonnes (95%) was actually recycled. 

Find out more about local governments’ kerbside recycling 

Local government kerbside recycling 

2017-18 report 

2016-17 report 

2014-15 report 

2013-14 report 

2012-13 report 

2011-12 report

Reviewed 4 March 2020