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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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Topic: waste

Bundaberg bioHub one step closer

Bundaberg is poised to become a premier biogas centre with news that Utilitas has obtained investment to proceed with a planned bioHub.

Bin collection continues over Christmas period

Bundaberg Regional Council's waste collection services will continue to operate over the holiday period, including through the public holidays.

Beeswax wraps cutting plastic use

Reef Guardian schools throughout the region are making their own beeswax wraps to reduce the amount of single use plastic being used in student lunchboxes.

Meet the workers who hand sort our recycling

During National Recycling Week we take a look inside the region’s recycling centre and meet the Impact Community Services’ disability workers who hand sort the material.

High-tech machine reduces waste to landfill

A high-tech material handler is helping Bundaberg Regional Council sort through waste to ensure recyclable and reusable items are picked out before being buried.

Soft plastics recycled to create park infrastructure

They might look like run-of-the-mill bollards but did you know the sturdy structures at Alexandra Park are made up of thousands of pieces of recycled soft plastic?

Expert says Bundaberg has biofuel potential

A biofuels expert has briefed Council on the future potential for a biofuel industry in the Bundaberg Region.

Gas flaring a winner for the environment

More than 29 million cubic metres of environmentally harmful methane gas has been converted to less harmful carbon dioxide through gas flaring installations at two Bundaberg Regional Council waste facilities.

New recycling facility focuses on concrete waste

Bundaberg's only individual concrete recycling facility will open its doors next week, with resident Dean Kleidon at the helm of the new business.

State funding helps Council to combat illegal dumping

The State Government is cracking down on illegal dumping and has provided $100,000 to Bundaberg Regional Council as part of a pilot program.

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