REMINDER: Clean Up Australia Day

THE Fraser Coast Regional Council will host two events to coincide with Clean Up Australia Day tomorrow.

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Hervey Bay: Pier Park, Urangan.
Time: 7am-10am.
Meet at the shaded area near the pier.

Maryborough: Prickett Aquatic Area / Park.
Time: 7am-10am.
Meet at the grassy area adjacent to the car park.

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There will be a free sausage sizzle at both locations.

Council said recently there had been a surge in the use of disposable items – such as takeaway coffee cups, food packaging, masks and sanitising wipes.

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It’s believed much of this waste could be a direct result of COVID-19 and the impact the pandemic has had on how people buy and consume food from various outlets.

Such waste can make its way into parks, streets, bushland, waterways and beaches if not disposed of correctly.

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