What Goes Around Comes Around’ is the theme of 2023’s National Recycling Week (13-19 November). This is an annual event that educates and empowers us to improve our recycling practices.  

While 78% of Australians self-identify as good recyclers, the Recycling Behaviours Report 2023 reveals that many of us are making common waste disposal mistakes that result in the contamination of our recycling.  

Contaminants can diminish the quality of other recyclables and even render them non-recyclable. In some cases, just a few contaminated bins can ruin an entire load of recyclables. So, this year’s National Recycling Week campaign emphasises quality over quantity. It’s not just about recycling more; it’s about recycling better. 

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