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  • Figure 1 Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure outcomes
  • Figure 2 Preferred waste outcomes
  • Figure 3 Recovery of household and commercial waste is low, and is an opportunity
  • Figure 4 Some materials are more problematic than others
  • Figure 5 Resource recovery infrastructure comes in many different forms
  • Figure 6 Reprocessing capacity varies by material
  • Figure 7 End-of-life plastic generation is expected to grow in Victoria
  • Figure 8 Plastics processing shortfall is expected by 2025
  • Figure 9 End-of-life glass generation will grow by 2039
  • Figure 10 Glass processing is sufficient
  • Figure 11 More organic waste is expected over time
  • Figure 12 Organics processing shortfall is expected by 2025
  • Figure 13 End-of-life paper and cardboard volumes are expected to increase
  • Figure 14 Paper and cardboard processing shortfall is immediate
  • Figure 15 End-of-life tyres are expected to increase by 2039
  • Figure 16 Tyre processing capacity is sufficient
  • Figure 17 E-waste is projected to grow
  • Figure 18 E-waste processing shortfall is expected by 2030
  • Figure 19 Estimated value of recovered materials in 2019 –  Victorian prices / South Australian prices
  • Figure 20 The Victorian recycling industry has the potential to generate up to 5,000 new jobs by 2039
  • Figure 21 Reprocessing infrastructure is highly concentrated around Melbourne
  • Figure 22 Most processing occurs in Melbourne; except for organics
  • Figure 23 Indicative location of required recovery and reprocessing infrastructure
  • Figure 24 Bin lid colours are inconsistent across Melbourne
  • Figure 25 The opportunity for improved recovery and reprocessing in Victoria varies by material
  • Figure 26 Market development for multiple materials takes considerable research and development
  • Figure 27 Resource recovery infrastructure forecast investment by 2039
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