05. About Landfill Waste

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Step 1. Read the text below. Australia produces 67 million tonnes of waste per annum, which equates to about 2.7 tonnes per person (source). Where does this waste come from? What happens to our waste? About 40% of this waste ends up in landfill (source). Landfill waste is that which is sent ‘away’ to a tip … Continued