East Waste’s response to the recent 4 Corners story

8 August 2017: “Trashed: The dirty truth about your rubbish

Following the story on Four Corners on Monday night ( (7th August) regarding some of the unfavourable elements and activities in the waste industry, a number of queries have been received. The program focused on minority elements of the waste industry, operating predominantly in northern NSW & Qld, where inconsistent state legislation allows an exploitation of the laws.

Locally, Member Councils have their own waste disposal contracts in place, separate from East Waste and while we are not across the back end activities of these, from our industry knowledge and observations, practices appear sound and importantly compliant. (more…)