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Byron Shire
October 25, 2021

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#Bigbadbiomass rally at Condong sugar mill

Around 50 people gathered on Friday morning at the big fig tree near the Condong sugar mill to join the world-wide #Bigbadbiomass protest against the use of biomass to create energy and to emphasise that burning biomass is not ‘environmentally friendly’.

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With the prediction for off-shore winds and an off-shore low in the north of the State this week, the Bureau of Meteorology has advised that storms may be on the way over the next few days.

Dennis Fitzgerald, Box Hill

Many countries have banned single-use plastic bags. It’s a good start, but all plastic bags in shops should be banned.

The ban is well supported but there have been cases of plastic-bag rage at shops when people have forgotten them. This is an example of declining standards; no shop assistant should be yelled at for a customer’s mistake.

There are already too many bags in our rubbish tips and ocean creatures’ stomachs. Grow up, get cloth bags and reuse them.


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