Australia generates 48 million tonnes of waste per year, placing it as one of the highest waste producers in the world.
As a manager of more than 130 office and industrial properties across Australia, Dexus investigated recycling opportunities to promote awareness and reduce waste across its portfolio.
Dexus supported the NSW Environment Protection Authority Bintrim program to encourage businesses to increase recycling and reduce waste costs and embarked on a tenancy Bintrim waste assessment at over 14 sites in NSW.
- At Gateway in Sydney, Dexus upgraded bin infrastructure on all 47 floors utilising a funding grant to help pay for an additional 215 yellow mixed recycling bins
- At 56 Pitt Street in Sydney, Dexus provided customers with free mixed recycling bins and installed a centralised three bin system in each tenancy
- At 141 Walker Street in North Sydney, Dexus graded all customer tenancies to a centralised three bin system and eliminated under the desk bins