illegal dumping

Offal blights river

Adding to the influx of illegal rubbish dumping, last week a couple of sheep carcasses were dumped in the Waikato River on Murray Road, Pukekawa at the Tuakau Bridge end of the road, about 30 metres from Highway 22. Waikato Regional Council said they are aware of the carcasses. “They were reported to us via Waikato District Council, who received […]

New initiative to crack down on illegal dumping

Mayor Phil Goff has announced significant new resources to tackle illegal dumping in Auckland, unveiled as part of a new mayoral led initiative, including a new 0800 hotline to report dumpers. Mayor Phil Goff said, “Illegal roadside rubbish dumping has blighted our city, harmed our environment and burdened ratepayers with the costs of clean-up. I’m sick and tired of it, […]

Solving illegal rubbish dumping

The significant increase in illegal dumping across Auckland comes as no surprise as the city continues to rapidly grow with houses being squeezed onto every available piece of land with tiny sections, leaving people nowhere to store rubbish and inorganic material. The cost of using privately owned transfer stations can also be prohibitively expensive for many on low income being […]

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