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The Ballina Shire has less than eighteen months to reduce its plastic litter by nearly a third under a new target adopted by councillors last month.
A new draft strategy targeting littering and illegal dumping of waste in the Ballina Shire is on display for public feedback until the end of the month.
A senior Council staff member told councillors at last Thursday’s meeting that his employees didn’t follow the proper process when organising the removal of a large amount of soil for infrastructure works, which ended up later being dumped along Marshalls Creek in The Pocket.
At a time of year when there is traditionally more rubbished dumped where it's not supposed to be, Lismore City Council would like to say a big thank you to the local community with illegal dumping at charity stores at record lows over the Christmas/New Year period.
Tweed residents are being urged to dob-in illegal dumpers through a new signage campaign targeting two dumping hot spots.
Lismore City Council is once again appealing for public help to catch illegal dumpers following recent dumping of tyres and asbestos.
Balancing the needs of a diverse community is always a challenge but it is one that owners of the Eltham Hotel Matt Rabbidge and Luke Sullivan, just 15 minutes from Lismore, are determined to do following complaints about loud music at the pub.
Ballina Shire’s balloon ban is to stay in place after a failed attempt by at least one conservative councillor to weaken rules aimed at protecting wildlife and reducing litter.