Complaints about composting plant’s smell rising

The number of complaints about the bad smell coming from a Christchurch composting plant and dump, are continuing to increase.

In May a study identified the Living Earth and EcoDrop sites in Bromley as being the source of the smell. The Christchurch City Council has now come up with solutions including changing the sort of waste it accepts and increasing the amount of water it sprays on the compost.

As ward councillor, Yani Johanson, tells Conan Young, the smell is only getting worse.

He says the number of written warnings has doubled from three in May, to six so far this month.

Complaints about composting plant’s smell rising
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