Sick of foam packaging for your vegies? A national solution is still years away
council from regional NSW is blaming excess packaging as the reason why it
cannot reach its zero waste-to-landfill target.
The Coffs Harbour director of
sustainable infrastructure, Mick Raby, said that goal was currently impossible.
"There are two things [we need]
to reach this target," he said.
"One is slightly better use of
our three-bin system. At the moment people are pretty good at putting the right
thing in the right bin, but when they put the wrong thing in the wrong bin,
it's very hard for us.
"The primary change has to be a
system of national legislation that forces people not to make stuff that can't
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(ABC NEWS: 24/10/18)