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Ballarat council finally gets its Materials Recovery Facility, with one catch

November 10, 2022 3:51 pm in by

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After years of lobbying by council, funding has finally been made available for Ballarat’s Materials Recovery Facility.

The Liberals Wendouree candidate Samantha McIntosh says $16 million is on the table if they win the upcoming election.
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“Our plan means more jobs, less waste going to landfill, better recycling and new clean energy for Victoria,” Ms McIntosh said.
 
The Materials Recovery Facility will receive and sort a range of commingled recyclables such as paper, cardboard, metals, glass and plastics from right across the region.
 
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Currently, more than 50,000 tonnes of waste is deposited at Ballarat’s Landfill, costing both locals and council around $5.8 million per year.
 
 
 
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