Make a clean start

Southern Gazette (Belmont) - - STREET WATCH -

our rub­bish prop­erly.

“We put aside re­cy­cling and do a bin sort as we go.

“Although it seems ba­sic, this is some­thing we all could do to con­trib­ute to a cleaner com­mu­nity.”

Mr McGowan’s re­cently elected State Gov­ern­ment has a num­ber of ini­tia­tives in place to re­duce waste and help the en­vi­ron­ment – in­clud­ing the Waste Wise Schools pro­gram – and is in­ves­ti­gat­ing a Statewide ban on sin­gle-use plas­tic bags. “It’s im­por­tant that we all do our bit to pro­tect the en­vi­ron­ment and be as ef­fi­cient as we can be,” he said.

“There is a role for ev­ery­one to play in waste man­age­ment, re­duc­tion and keep­ing com­mu­ni­ties clean.”

Over the next month, we’ll bring you lo­cal sto­ries about peo­ple keep­ing their com­mu­ni­ties clean, as well as some prac­ti­cal tips you can use to help in your own way.

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