The state's Environmental Protection Authority says waste recovery in Tasmania has increased by more than 20 per cent over 10 years, primarily due to improved recycling and composting.
The authority in its latest annual report said the total recovery rate had increased from 26 per cent to 46.8 per cent over that time.
It said of the 440,451 tonnes of waste disposed of to landfill in the last reported year, 58.1 percent was generated by commercial and industrial sector, 29.4 percent was municipal waste, and 12.5 percent was construction and demolition waste.
Of waste generated, 293,011 tonnes were recycled and 94,856 tonnes composted.
The EPA issued 111 infringement notices for littering and proceeded against one person in the Magistrates Court for dumping used tyres in private bushland.
The person received a $3500 fine.
The EPA reported it had received 34 notifications of oil spills or the potential for oil spills in the marine environment over 2020-21.
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