Kaipara District Council plans to demolish 24 pensioner flats and have new ones built - in part because of the high costs of Healthy Homes standards. Do you think demolition is the best course of action? How else can older homes be made suitable?
Mattresses usually last 8-10 years before they need to be replaced. Mattresses are one of the most difficult consumer products to get rid of responsibly. Maybe this is one of the main reasons that they end up on the Curb. But have you ever thought what happens to the old mattress when you leave it on the curb? The size and construction of the mattress create a major problem for the authorities.