This trailer containing 300kg of green waste was dumped on North Creek Road Lennox Head. Photo Contributed
This trailer containing 300kg of green waste was dumped on North Creek Road Lennox Head. Photo Contributed Contributed

Illegal dumpers leave 300kg of waste on roadside

HAVE you accidentally left behind this red trailer full of 300kg of green waste?

While on their regular patrols last week, Ballina Shire Council rangers found this trailer abandoned on the side of North Creek Rd at Lennox Head.

It seems the owners couldn't be bothered to fork out the $30 it would have cost to dump the green waste at the Ballina Waste Management Facility.

In fact it must have been so troublesome that the trailer itself was sacrificed and left behind.

A council spokeswoman said it ending up costing the council $1500 in time and effort to remove the abandoned trailer and green waste.

Illegal dumping is a major issue on the Northern Rivers.

The council is encouraging anyone with information on illegal dumping to report it on the website, www.illegaldumping.com.au or phone the council on 6686 1210.


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