Take our fun quiz to see how long your waste takes to fully decompose in landfill.
We cover the main items such as organic waste, packaging waste (think drink bottles and cans), and also some odds and ends.
You will be surprised – and hopefully it may make you think about how much rubbish and junk we produce as a society.
Some waste lives forever – or almost forever and this is why it can be such a big problem in the environment – particularly our oceans and seas.
For related content – check out our carbon neutral calculator here.
You can also see our infographic on recycling facts for Australia here.