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Pollution

  • SoE2017: Interstate household waste received

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    In 2016–2017, about 53,000t of household waste generated interstate was transported to Queensland for disposal.
  • SoE2017: Per capita waste generation

    2 recent views 52 total views
    Adjusting for population levels, Queensland households generated an average of 556kg of waste per capita in 2016 2017, ranging from 390kg in the Cairns region to 680kg in...
  • SoE2017: Household waste recovered or recycled

    8 recent views 89 total views
    Between 2012–2013 and 2016–2017 the amounts of glass and plastic sent for recycling by councils increased by about 22,600t and 6,500t respectively, while the amount...
  • SoE2017: Household waste landfilled

    1 recent views 41 total views
    The amount of domestic kerbside waste sent to landfill increased from about 1.21 million tonnes in 2014–2015 to about 1.26 million tonnes in 2016–2017.
  • SoE2017: Volume and load of sewage treatment plants

    3 recent views 22 total views
    The annual volume and load of nitrogen and phosphorus released from coastal sewage treatment plants into waterways in Queensland has remained relatively constant since 2010,...
  • SoE2017: Pressures affecting Queensland’s aquatic ecosystems

    1 recent views 19 total views
    The pressures affecting Queensland's aquatic ecosystems vary depending on local conditions and land management use and practices.
  • SoE2017: Condition of aquatic ecosystem health

    6 recent views 22 total views
    Queensland’s aquatic ecosystems vary significantly in condition.
  • SoE2017: Major air pollutants

    5 recent views 60 total views
    The National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) tracks air pollutant emissions for industrial sources across Australia.
  • SoE2017: Vehicle emissions

    1 recent views 41 total views
    Emissions from motor vehicles are a function of many factors, but most importantly total travel, fleet mix and emission control technology and driving behaviour.
  • SoE2017: Number of registered vehicles

    3 recent views 35 total views
    The total number of registered motor vehicles shows continued and sustained growth over time.
  • SoE2017: Vehicle kilometres travelled

    7 recent views 50 total views
    Total motor vehicle travel (cars, trucks, buses), expressed as total vehicle kilometres travelled, shows continued and sustained growth over time.
  • SoE2017: Sulphur dioxide concentrations

    3 recent views 13 total views
    Sulphur dioxide levels in all regions except for Mount Isa have met the National Environmental Protection Measures (NEPM) Air Quality Standards. Occasional 1-hour and 24-hour...
  • SoE2017: Nitrogen dioxide concentrations

    2 recent views 23 total views
    Since 1993, there have been no exceedances of the National Environmental Protection Measures (NEPM) Air Quality Standards and no clear trends over the past decade.
  • SoE2017: Lead concentrations

    2 recent views 12 total views
    Routine monitoring of lead in air is no longer undertaken in South East Queensland due to the low ambient concentrations following removal of lead in petrol.
  • SoE2017: Carbon monoxide concentrations

    3 recent views 26 total views
    Carbon monoxide levels have continued to decline over the past decade with levels in the last six years less than 20% of the National Environmental Protection Measure (NEPM) Air...
  • SoE2017: Particulate concentrations

    3 recent views 26 total views
    Particle concentrations have exceeded National Environmental Protection Measures (NEPM) Air Quality Standards since monitoring began in 1986.
  • SoE2017: Visibility-reducing particles

    1 recent views 12 total views
    While the past decade has seen a downward trend in the number of days with reduced visibility throughout Queensland, significantly more days were affected in 2009 and 2011, and...
  • SoE2017: Ozone concentrations

    3 recent views 22 total views
    While ozone levels in Townsville and Gladstone have never exceeded air quality standards, South East Queensland experienced exceedances in 2011 and 2015.
  • SoE2015: Household waste recovered or recycled

    2 recent views 111 total views
    Between 2010-2011 and 2014-2015 the amount of glass and plastic being sent for recycling by councils increased by about 6,500 tonnes and 6,900 tonnes respectively, although...
  • SoE2015: Household waste landfilled

    2 recent views 73 total views
    The amount of domestic kerbside waste sent to landfill decreased from about 1.28 million tonnes in 2012-2013 to about 1.21 million tonnes in 2014-2015.

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