Residents urged to recycle

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE: Mount Gambier City Council has encouraged residents to continue to use their blue recycle bins whenever possible amid the waste processing crisis following China’s ban on foreign waste imports.

AS THE global waste processing industry grapples with China’s ban on foreign waste imports, Mount Gambier City Council environmental sustainability officer Aaron Izzard has urged residents to reduce their household waste output.

“Mount Gambier residents send over 5600 tonnes of waste to Caroline Landfill each year and over 50pc of the waste directed to landfill could be recycled or turned into compost,” Mr Izzard said.

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