Kōrero: Sewage, water and waste

Refuse in landfills, 2004

Refuse in landfills, 2004

In 2004 the largest percentage of material entering landfills was organic. Organic and many other types of refuse have potential for composting or recycling. Many councils now offer the option of separate tipping of green waste and other waste. Reducing the amount going into landfills is important, as modern sanitary landfills are expensive.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: Ministry for the Environment, Targets in the New Zealand waste strategy: 2006 review of progress. Wellington: Ministry for the Environment, 2007.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christine Dann, 'Sewage, water and waste - Cleaning up dumps', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/24455/refuse-in-landfills-2004 (accessed 21 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Christine Dann, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010