Archive: Aug 2014

Robertson Sewerage Scheme connection reminder

August 26, 2014Posted in: Environment
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On the first anniversary of the opening of the Robertson Sewerage Scheme, Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents not yet connected to do so as soon as possible. “Residents were initially encouraged to connect to the scheme by the 30 June this year,” said Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager of Operations, Finance and Corporate, Barry...

Chemclear and RRC to help farmers dispose of chemicals

August 26, 2014Posted in: Environment, Events
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Farmers and users of agricultural chemicals and veterinary medicines (Agvet chemicals) will be given the opportunity to safely dispose of their unwanted chemicals when Wingecarribee Shire Council hosts an upcoming ChemClear collection day at the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre. Run in conjunction with ChemClear, local farmers and major agricultural chemical users have until Friday...

Council info kiosk to visit Yerrinbool

August 14, 2014Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council officers will be visiting the residents of Yerrinbool on Wednesday 20 August 2014 as part of a mobile roadshow. Council’s Acting General Manager Ann Prendergast said the information kiosks are an opportunity for residents to ask questions without having to visit the Civic Centre in Moss Vale. “Staff from numerous departments will...

Bowral Library goes solar

August 8, 2014Posted in: Community, Environment
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Council’s Bowral Library is set to save big on electricity costs with the commissioning this week of a 119 panel solar power system. The electricity generated by the roof-mounted solar system will be used to power the majority of the day time energy needs of the library with some electricity expected to be fed back...

New green waste service nets 40 tonnes in first month

August 1, 2014Posted in: Community, Environment
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Council’s new waste contractor JR Richards has collected more than 40 tonnes of green waste just four weeks after the introduction of the Shire’s new green waste bins. Council’s Business Services Coordinator, Scott McAllan said these early figures showed that the new green organics bins were being used extensively across the Shire. “It’s especially pleasing...