Clean-up bill costs thousands

THE clean-up bill for a load of about 50 tyres recently dumped illegally near Boonoonar Road cost ratepayers $1500.

The clean-up of illegally dumped waste during 2015 and this year to date has cost council $5571.

The clean-up of illegally dumped waste during 2015 and this year to date has cost council $5571.

Mildura Council’s waste management co-ordinator Sarah O’Connor said the total cost of disposing of illegally dumped waste at landfill during the 2015 and 2016 calendar years to date was $5571.

That figure did not include staff costs for investigating and picking up the illegally dumped waste. 

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