Importance of correct disposal of asbestos material

This is another timely reminder of the importance of correct disposal procedures for asbestos containing materials.

The Queensland timber industry says illegal activity in plantations is reaching crisis point, with people dumping medical waste, asbestos and deliberately lighting more than 200 fires a year.

HQ Plantations coastal region forest manager Michael Robinson said illegal activity in the state’s coastal forestry areas had drastically increased over the past few years.

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