For capital and metropolitan cities across Australia, it is very easy to recycle. You just add your recyclable items in the bin and it gets collected on the kerbside.

This does not happen in remote communities, where there’s no infrastructure to recycle, and it is very expensive to do a recycling project.

Residents in Alice Springs would like a service to recycle, but there is not an easy solution to implement it.

Produced By: Mark Bensted

Featured In Story: Jimmy Cocking – Alice Springs Town Council Alderman

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 10 February 2022