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What happens to our unwanted clothes and gadgets (and why Landfill is bad for the environment)?

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What happens to our unwanted clothes and gadgets (and why Landfill is bad for the environment)?

An average person in Australia creates approximately 2 tonnes of waste a year. What happens’s to all this rubbish once our bin is emptied? Currently over half of all our waste goes to landfill. But is this the best strategy? How can these landfill sites affect the environment?

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