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Annual Report 2002-2003 National Environment Protection Council



Annual Report 2002-2003 National Environment Protection Council

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Tabled Papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT






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B rand O w ner Total % 70% 240L 140L % 140L % Nestle Australia Ltd 63 2.48 Split g a rb a g e 20 2.01 23 3.20 20 2.42 Dairy Farmers Group 60 2.36 33 3.32 19 2.65 8 0.97 Tricon Restaurants Aust Pty Ltd 59 2.32 38 3.83 12 1.67 9 1.09 Coopers Brewery Ltd 53 2.09 49 4.93 4 0.56 0 0.00 Heinz W atties Australasia 50 1.97 17 1.71 12 1.67 21 2.54 Goodman Fielders Ltd 48 1.89 21 2.11 19 2.65 8 0.97 Lion Nathan Australia Ltd 42 1.65 38 3.83 0 0.00 4 0.48 Berri Ltd 39 1.54 8 0.81 13 1.81 18 2.17 Reckitt Benckiser Pty Ltd 35 1.38 9 0.91 17 2.37 9 1.09 Kraft Foods Ltd 31 1.22 10 1.01 7 0.97 14 1.69 Other 1444 56.87 510 51.36 400 55.71 534 64.49 Total 2539 993 718 828 Key f ind ings o f th e b ra n d o w n e r a u d i t In the recycling stream 12 brandowners made up almost 50% o f the to tal stream . The rem aining 321 b rand ow ners represen ted less that 1 % each o f the num ber o f item s audited. In the general waste stream , 17 brandow ners accounted for 43% o f the total item s audited. U nbranded item s were counted in only one audit, w here they accounted for 19% by num ber o f the total packaging item s in the w aste stream . M ost m ajor brandow ners (those w ith m ore than 50 item s), all had m ore items in the recycling stream than the waste stream other than Nestle, McDonalds, Unilever, U ncle B ens, Tricon and H einz W atties. All com panies iden tified in the above tables are C ovenant signatories. (d) L etters were received by EPA from the C ovenant C ouncil on several com panies that had not lodged action p lans, as requ ired by the N PC. EPA w orked w ith these com panies to assist them in com plying with the NPC, many investigations were undertaken in relation to determ ine m arket share, there have been no p rosecutions. (e) A statem ent o f in terpretation o f m aterials collected from councils is provided below in P art 5, o ther in terp re ta tions are included in th is part. PART 5 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT DATA F ro m : S ou th A u s tra l ia Year (R eporting Period): 1 Ju ly 2002 30 June 2003 Total num ber o f C ouncils reporting: 32 Percentage o f total C ouncils: 94% Total R esidentia l population: 1 016 554 Types o f container provided for kerbside collection by num ber o f C ouncils (eg. crate/sp lit b in/bag): 140 l itre 4 c o u n c ils . 240 l itre 6 c o u n c ils . 240 litre s p lit M GB 5 c o u n c ils . 60 l itre c ra te 8 c o u n c ils . 48 l itre c ra te 10 c o u n c ils . C o n ta in e r b a g 3 c o u n c ils . O ther type o f recycling services (eg. Drop O ff) by num ber o f C ouncils: D ro p o f f 13 c o u n c ils . H a rd re fu se 13 co u n c ils . G reen w aste 17 c o u n cils . Total N um ber o f prem ises/households: R e s id e n tia l 491 657 p re m is e s N o n -R e s id e n t ia l 42 481 p re m is e s N um ber o f households/prem ises serviced by recycling collections: Kerbside: Drop O ff (Optional): R e s id e n tia l 460 370 premises 37 622 premises N o n R e s id e n tia l 37 199 premises 852 premises Average prem ises fee charged by C ouncil for R ecycling Services: R e s id e n tia l $ 15.39 N o n -R e s id e n t ia l $ 11.33 Average P articipation rate: 60% N atio n a l E n v iro n m en t P ro tec tio n C o u n c il a n n u a l r e p o r t 2 0 0 2 - 2 0 0 3

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