Plastic fantastic

A BURNING PUSH: Grant District Mayor Richard Sage calls for a “united” effort to attract a bioenergy plant to the region to solve the plastics recycling issue, reduce power costs and boost jobs in the timber sector. The civic leader is standing at the entrance of the Port MacDonnell waste transfer centre.

A REGIONAL civic leader has reignited debate over the need for a regional bioenergy plant in the Limestone Coast to potentially solve the plastics recycling crisis and boost electricity supply.

Grant District Mayor Richard Sage has called on regional councils to explore a bioenergy project that would include using surplus wood fibre from the region’s timber sector.

His comments come as the


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