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The need to recycle our garbage

Posted by: 2UE | 23 February, 2013 - 8:53 AM
Council to dig through your weekly rubbish?

Do you recycle? An audit of household waste has found nearly three-quarters of rubbish in bins could have been recycled. State Government has announced a new $465m waste initiative to lift recycling rates.

The money, which will come from funds already raised by a waste levy, will go towards funding council infrastructure to collect food waste separately.

Environment Minister Robyn Parker tells John Stanley a large proportion of food waste could be diverted away from landfill.


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Blog comments Your Say

  • Why do we still not have legislation that governs / prohibits how much plastic and other unnecessary non recyclable packaging materials get used in our food etc?

    Ben Monday 25 February, 2013 - 9:56 AM
  • Both persuasions of our elitist, arrogant politics, hypocrites Liberal and Labor are recycled, environmental bores! Look at the very serious damage they are doing to our environment with CSG mining etc. Now they come out with this crap; as if they care about something other than themselves???

    www.abortiontruth.com Saturday 23 February, 2013 - 11:57 AM

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