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Almost 1500 Christchurch households could soon have their recycling bins confiscated as the city council cracks down on people who refuse to separate their waste.
About 180 yellow wheelie bins have already been removed and the council has sent final warnings to another 1450 residents.
To get the bins back, they will have to pay $97.65 and sign a statement promising to abide by the rules. Their bins will be monitored to make sure they keep that promise.
Christchurch City Council has spent close to $1.5 million sending almost 1500 truckloads of contaminated material from yellow bins to landfill since May. That equates to about 41 per cent of all yellow bins.
Do you agree with council's strict recycling approach? Let us know below.
This link takes me to Neighbourly stories in Hamilton. Anyone else having this problem setting on neighbourly is Papanui Christchurch, ipad setting is location set to here. Can’t understand this! See picture. Any assistance appreciated, 😀
if you do not want to stop traffic going through woodend.....why not put in an under ground walkway..i presume it is for the safety of pedestrians.. sorry if i have missed this idea if it has been aired before.