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Solid Wastes

  • Reduce waste generation.

  • Try and use materials that could be reused or recyclable.
  • Avoid burning solid wastes, apart from dried plant materials.

  • Avoid using gullies or pits to dump non-biodegradable solid waste items.

  • Where possible use rendering plants to dispose dead stock.

  • Use complying offal pits to dispose offal (see regional council water or waste plan for rules for offal pit construction and use).

  • Metals can be stored and transported or sold to metal recycling companies.

  • Plastics and tyres could be disposed at the council landfill facilities for recycling or disposal.