It seems that a little litter can go a long way to polluting Fraser Coast towns, beaches and countryside. A thin layer of litter across the region is unsightly for residents and tourists, and represents a real threat to our environment.
Fraser Coast Environment Portfolio Councillor, David Lewis said litter has far-reaching costs and consequences for the region, which relies heavily on the natural beauty and abundant wildlife that draws tourists from around the world.
“We all know it’s right to put our rubbish in the bin or take it to waste facilities,” he said. “We need to find ways to reduce the amount of waste generated and to make sure that our rubbish is always disposed of carefully.”
“Remote beach or bush locations are not the place to leave rubbish that contaminates the natural environments and poses a direct threat to natural habitats, wildlife and marine creatures,” said Cr Lewis. Read More