Hume Materials Recovery Facility fire creates a big problem for Canberra's recycling

Updated December 28 2022 - 3:59pm, first published 11:50am

The toxic grey smoke that roiled out from the fire-gutted remains of the recycling centre at Hume is that type that sticks to your clothing and hair with chewing gum-like tenacity.

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Peter Brewer


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