SHOROC State of the Region Report

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Key Indicators

Domestic resource recovery footprint for the SHOROC region, including:

19.          Total waste collected per capita

20.          Percentage of total domestic waste collected that is diverted from landfill

21.          Total to landfill per capita

22.          Total to landfill

Target (SHOROC Region)

  • Decrease in the  total amount of household domestic waste, total waste to landfill and waste to landfill per capita collected over time.
  • Increase in the Percentage of total domestic waste collected that is diverted from landfillover time.

What is the current situation/trend?

on-track Indicator is on-track

Analysis of the direction/trends of Indicator Nos. 19 to 22 illustrates the fact that SHOROC’s domestic resource recovery footprint is gradually improving, in line with key indicator targets, as outlined in the following table:

Domestic Resource Recovery Footprint – Key Indicator Nos. 19 to 22 Is the Indicator on-track?
Indicator & Direction / Target Year Area SHOROC % Change in last 5 years
Manly Mosman Pittwater Warringah SHOROC
Indicator No.19: Total SHOROC Household Domestic Waste Collected (Kg) Per Capita *Target: Reduce total amount of household domestic waste collected over time. 2006/07 396 445 412 459 438 on-track Indicator is on-trackDecrease of 2.5% in household domestic waste collected per capita in last 5 years.
2007/08 403 443 427 483 455
2008/09 379 420 440 472 446
2009/10 387 415 425 483 449
2010/11 371.4 408 375.4 475 431
2011/12 363.9 403 423 483 444
*Includes total waste to landfill + general clean up + total waste to recycling including metal and greenwaste
Indicator No.20: Percentage of total domestic waste diverted from landfill.Target: Increase percentage of total domestic waste diverted from landfill over time** 2006/07 48.6% 45.4% 48.4% 51.2% 49.60% on-track Indicator is on-track2.56% increase in the percentage of total domestic waste diverted from landfill in last 5 years.
2007/08 47.4% 44.9% 47.8% 51.8% 49.56%
2008/09 44.0% 46.7% 46.6% 52.2% 49.19%
2009/10 46.7% 46.3% 46.8% 54.6% 50.85%
2010/11 49.1% 46.6% 51.6% 54.7% 52.33%
2001/12 51.2% 45.80% 47.09% 55.7% 52.12%
**Note: The NSW State Plan sets a target of 66% of waste diverted from landfill by 2014
Indicator No.21: Total waste to landfill including general cleanup per capita (kg)Target: Decrease total waste to landfill including general cleanup per capita (kg). 2006/07 203 243 212 224 220 on-track Indicator is on-trackDecrease of 6.9% in in total waste to landfill in last 5 years.
2007/08 212 244 223 233 229
2008/09 212 224 235 226 226
2009/10 206 223 226 219 219
2010/11 189 218 215 214 204
2011/12 191 219 224 214 211
Indicator No.22: Total Waste to Landfill including General Cleanup (tonnes)Target: Decrease total waste to landfill over time. 2006/07 7,921 6,791 12,029 31,256 57,997 on-track Indicator is on-trackDecrease of 1.5% in total waste to landfill in last 5 years.
2007/08 8,402 6,891 12,692 32,796 60,781
2008/09 8,416 6,363 13,420 31,984 60,183
2009/10 8,453 6,409 13,293 31,522 59,677
2010/11 7,909 6,382 12,765 31,183 58,239
2011/12 8,121 6,455 13,492 31,777 59,845

Why use these indicators and what do they mean for the overall Health and Wellbeing of the SHOROC Region?

SHOROC is utilising this suite of four (4) resource recovery indicators to monitor what the state of play is in respect to the domestic waste footprint of the region, when measuring it’s overall health and wellbeing over time.

Updated July 2013