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Port Stephens on the road to being carbon neutral

Glass, rubber tyres and old asphalt are just some of the waste materials diverted from landfill to road construction as Port Stephens Council drives resource recovery to help reach its carbon neutrality goal by 2025.


As the first sustainable asphalt project in the LGA, Port Stephens Mayor Ryan Palmer says making the most of what we’ve got and embracing the circular economy is a no brainer for Council. “We’ll be trialling circular economy asphalt that incorporates recycled materials for the construction of Salamander Way, Salamander Bay and includes building 267 metres of road