Fiji Sun : 2020-07-26

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FIJI SUN | SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2020 | FIJISUN.COM.FJ 4 NATION ILLEGAL DUMPING Council Clears 30 Tonnes of Rubbish Scan to view Twitter video FONUA TALEI He said in the past five years, it cost the council about $25,000 to clear rubbish from the illegal dump at the Waituri irrigation. “Please stop this. We are already in a tight financial position and we urge the public not to make it any harder for us. “We also highly recommend residents to make use of composite bins available at the Nausori Town Council. It’s a simple and effective way to decompose kitchen wastes at home. Once kitchen wastes have decomposed, the manure can be used in their garden.” said it cost them $1400 to clear the rubbish, which included four trips to the Naboro dump site. “We request residents not to litter our towns and informal sites. This is not the first time we have picked up their rubbish. It’s almost a minimum of four times a year,” Mr Patel said. SUVA T hirty tonnes of rubbish were cleared by the Nasinu/Nausori Town Council at an illegal dumping site in Waituri last week. Special Administra­tor Uma Patel Edited by Ivamere Nataro Youths join mangrove planting NICOLETTE CHAMBERS LAUTOKA Youth president Jonasa Radidisa said they wanted to help the village and show others that youths would always stand by to join in the fight against climate change. M ore than 500 mangrove seedlings were planted at the seashore at Viseisei Village in Vuda, Lautoka, by youths to commemorat­e the Internatio­nal Day for the Conservati­on of the Mangrove Ecosystem. The youths from the Western Youth Empire (WYE) group worked with the women of the village and the Volatabu Group. Youth president Jonasa Radidisa said they wanted to help the village and show others that youths would always stand by to join in the fight against climate change. “The Internatio­nal Day for the Conservati­on of the Mangrove

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