Explain Why Australia Are Among The Most Wasteful People

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Why are Australian are among the most wasteful people in the world?
Australia has a new generation that has a throw-away mentality, this contributes to the high amounts of waste produce. We are impulse buyers; we buy goods that are bought but not used or to goods that’s usefulness is only partly extracted. How do we react to waste? We express concern about the environment yet live materialistic lifestyles that result in high levels of waste. What is Recycling?
Recycling is the process in which materials, that are no longer needed, are remanufactured making new products in order to prevent wastage of useful material and also to reduce pollution, landfill, greenhouse gases and energy usage.
What can be recycled?
Materials suitable for recycling
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What percentage of garbage is recycled?
Over 75% of waste is recyclable, but we only recycle about 30% of it.
How is recycling managed in Australia?
In Australia recycling is managed and organized by the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR), and is overseen by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities which is governed by the state.
What are the current waste management plans in Sydney?
There are many waste disposal units set up in Sydney in public areas and in individual’s households.
Who will pay for these new plans for efficient waste management action plans?
The Government will fund these new plans.
How will these changes affect Sydney?
These new changes to the waste management system will make Sydney a lot cleaner and also eco-friendlier. The new waste management Centre that are being set up will provide electricity from methane therefore less pollution and better air quality in Sydney – an added bonus if these positive alterations were considered and acted
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