Garbage collection conflict leaves residents stuck with rubbish
Garbage collection has stopped in two major municipalities as a recycling row escalates.
Wheelie Waste – which collects bins in the Macedon Ranges and Mount Alexander shires – has stopped services.
It’s unclear why, however, the councils are affected by a Visy decision to top exporting recyclables to China.
Environmental consultant David Rako told Neil Mitchell some councils refuse to pay a new fee – and hence the services have stopped.
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