Toxic timber filling up NZ's landfills

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hkpmfvfeyawc73ch3yzvolrhkm.jpg The CCA-treated timber waste is equivalent to about 175,000 10m-high pine trees going to waste annually. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand's ongoing use of toxic agents to treat its residential and horticultural timber supplies and its inability to recycle the treated wood means about 400,000 tonnes of noxious waste is being dumped in the nation's landfills each year, according to the Ministry for the Environment.
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