Small steps towards Saving our Recycling

News | Dec 17, 2018

The local government sector has welcomed a funding announcement that will see $115,000 invested to help divert disposable coffee cups from landfill, and urged the NSW Government to go further.

Local Government and Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced the funding – to coffee cup recycler Closed Loop Environmental Solutions Pty Ltd – to help divert approximately 11 million cups from landfill within a year.

Local Government NSW President Linda Scott said the announcement was great news, and an example of what can be achieved by focusing on recycling in NSW.

“If $115,000 can divert 11 million disposable cups from landfill, imagine what $727 million could do,” Cr Scott said.

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Authorised by Tara McCarthy, Level 8, 28 Margaret Street, Sydney NSW 2000

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