WEED­ING OUT TOX­INS

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - FRONT PAGE -

DOU­GLAS Shire Coun­cil will trial new steam-weed­ing tech­nol­ogy in an ef­fort to re­duce the use of her­bi­cides in pub­lic spa­ces. The three-month trial, be­gin­ning in April, comes af­ter the World Health Or­gan­i­sa­tion warned that the weed killer, glyphosate, used by many Aus­tralian coun­cils, was linked to caus­ing can­cer.

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