Media release: Agreement between WasteNet and SdE

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An agreement to extend the recycling sorting contract held by Southland disAbility Enterprises (SdE) for 12 months has been reached.

The agreement between WasteNet and SdE is to be formally endorsed by the three WasteNet partner councils – Gore District Council, Invercargill City Council and Southland District Council – early next week.

“The agreement is good news and gives us all some space while ensuring the workers at SdE can continue to come to work every day,” WasteNet spokesman Gary Tong said.

SdE acting board chair Stuart Collie said the board was pleased with this result.

“Our team will now be able to focus on moving forward and ensuring our workers have a level of security.”

This contract is for the 12 months ending 30 June 2020.

Discussions on the tender for the new recycling sorting contract continue between the three councils.

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