The team - Should Council invest more resources to achieve better recycling?
Achieving better recycling requires more people to facilitate recycling services and infrastructure. Council has committed to employing two people to assist Launceston improve its recycling but also assist the northern region's councils to work together to achieve better waste management and recycling.
Of all materials to the Launceston landfill, 90% currently goes to landfill. In the rest of Australia, 48% of all waste generated is sent to landfill.
This one page summary gives an overview on improved resourcing.