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Enjoying the bush, litter-free

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Carl Moller

Litter Ambassador Carl Moller is supporting the ‘Bin It — You know it’s right!’ campaign to reduce the impact of litter in Bundaberg region’s bushland and parks. He said it’s best to assume that there won’t be bins at many bushwalking and camping locations so be prepared to take care of your own rubbish.

Getting out of town and into the bush these school holidays is a wonderful way to relax and get away from your every-day world. It’s something Litter Ambassador Carl Moller likes to do as often as he can, be it bushwalking and birdwatching, canoeing or camping, and the last thing he wants to see is rubbish left by others.

“It makes no sense to go to a beautiful place with abundant wildlife and to leave litter behind,” he said. “You can count on it being there to spoil your next visit. The answer is as simple as ‘carry it in and carry it out’.”

“Keeping rubbish secure on a bush walk is usually easy with empty packets just going back into the backpack or cooler bag you brought them in,” said Mr Moller. “Managing rubbish on a camping trip presents a few more challenges though and requires some planning.” Read More