Boosting recycling in Banana Shire

One ofthe 34 applicants successful in receiving funding from the QueenslandGovernment’s Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package, Banana ShireCouncil Mayor Nev Farrier expressed his gratitude for the grant.
“Thisfunding will allow Council to store, collect and transport recyclable paper andcardboard from waste facilities across the Shire, bringing it to one centrallocation for bailing and recycling,” Cr Ferrier said.
“Bydoing this we will be able to divert 634 tonnes of waste from going into ourlandfill, which will improve capacity at our landfill site, extend its lifespanand reduce operating costs.”
TheQueensland Government announced the $6 million assistance package last year.