Category: Environment

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

May 15, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events
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chemical cleanout

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting unwanted chemicals as part of its annual Chemical CleanOut program on Saturday 26 May 2018 at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot. Residents can drop off their unwanted household chemicals – FREE of charge – at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot,...

Slow down – ducks about!

May 9, 2018Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging motorists to take extra care when behind the wheel and be mindful of wildlife on local roads. The call comes following concerns raised by residents regarding the number of recent vehicle strikes with native wildlife. Council’s Coordinator of Natural Resource Projects, Ian Perkins said the problem was often exacerbated around...

Council to celebrate Compost Awareness Week

May 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate International Composting Awareness Week with free activities to promote the benefits of composting. International Composting Awareness Week is an annual event, this year held between 6 and 12 May 2018. Council’s Waste Education Officer Libby Guest explained that activities aim to raise the profile of composting and the...

Backyard Burning Policy reminder

April 9, 2018Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of the new changes to its Urban Backyard Burning Policy which came into effect on 1 April 2018. The changes were adopted by Council in July last year following feedback from residents after extensive public consultation and the introduction of Council’s Green Waste bin. “Council deliberately held off introducing...