Waste grows as recycling stagnates: report

By Tracey Ferrier
Updated December 16 2022 - 2:38pm, first published 2:36pm
The recovery rate for plastic is the lowest of all recyclable items, a national waste report says. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)
The recovery rate for plastic is the lowest of all recyclable items, a national waste report says. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

Australia's landfill problem is escalating with recycling efforts failing to keep pace with ever-increasing mountains of waste, a new report shows.

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