Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett is calling on the Mayor of Ipswich to explain if waste sector donations were behind the councils decision to bin recycling.
"Politics is broken when we can’t trust our politicians to handle something as simple and common sense as recycling.
"We know the biggest donor to the Mayor of Ipswich's election campaign was from the waste sector.
"What did they expect for the tens of thousands of dollars pumped into the campaign?
"Who profits when recycling goes straight to landfill?