Welcome to The Recyculator
Calculating the environmental benefits of recycling
The Recyculator is an interactive web based environmental benefits of recycling calculator that evaluates the environmental benefits of large scale recycling initiatives in NSW. It aims to assist NSW councils, industry and businesses estimate the full environmental benefits of recycling, broaden resource recovery programs, and communicate these benefits in an understandable way.
How much have you saved?
— Help save the environment in one of the following ways —
Calculate the greenhouse gas abatement
of recycling by amount of overall carbon dioxide equivalence (CO2eq) and translate this into the number of cars permanently removed of the road and black
Calculate the water conservation saved by kilolitres (kL) and translate the numerical results into the number of Olympic sized swimming pools saved.
Calculate the engergy conserved by megajoules (MJ) per household per year and translate the numerical results into average household energy usage saved.
Landfill space savings
Calculate the landfill space savings by cubic metres (m3) and translate the numerical results into the number of wheelie bins avoided.