About the document
The National Waste Report 2018 describes Australia’s national performance on waste and recycling for the 2016-17 financial year. The Report presents data and commentary on waste generation, recovery and fate for all waste streams and various material categories. It also analyses this information by jurisdiction and on a per capita basis.
The National Waste Data System (NWDS) reporting tool and National Waste Database present the data used in development of the National Waste Report 2018.