This FACT indicates the percentage of people that never compost or recycle garden waste in each city. Garden waste can be recycled for use in potting mix and compost for public gardens and council-run green space. Recycling organics can be encouraged by councils by providing a garden waste recycling scheme, including organic bins.
The city with the highest rate of people who never recycle is Brisbane at 30.5 percent of the population. The city with the lowest rate is Adelaide at 10 percent of the population. This shows that Adelaide is well known for being sustainable.