Benaraby Waste Landfill.
Photo David Sparkes / The Observer
Benaraby Waste Landfill. Photo David Sparkes / The Observer

NiE Waste Management

On rubbish day in your local area, you wheel your bin out to the curb and the council collects the contents in a truck. You don't have to think about that waste again. But have you ever wondered, as you watch the truck pull away where that garbage ends up?The majority of waste that is not recycled or re-used in Australia is disposed of in the nation's landfills also referred to as the 'tip' or 'dump'.

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