We’ve all heard about the “recycling crisis” but I haven’t heard much more about how it affects the projects we’re working on. So this article in The Age today is a bit of a prompt to find out more.

Since C & D Recycling opened in Lara less than two years ago, it has collected so much industrial material – mostly refuse from construction and demolition work – that the pile now exceeds the legal nine-metre height limit and spills outside the permitted storage area.