Tagged: Clean Up Australia Day

Council calls on volunteers to Step Up to Clean Up

February 19, 2020Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents and community groups to step up and help keep the Southern Highlands beautiful at a Clean Up Australia Day event on Sunday 1 March 2020. 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of Clean Up Australia, the nation’s largest community-based environmental event. Council’s Sustainability Environmental Project Officer, Marnee Harlor, said it’s...

Join in on Clean Up Australia Day for your chance to win

February 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to lend a hand on Clean Up Australia Day for their chance to win a home compost bin. Clean Up Australia’s Managing Director, Terri-Ann Johnson, explained the importance of continuing founder Ian Kiernan AO’s work. “Ian firmly believed that every single one of us can and should make...

Residents rally for Clean Up Australia Day

April 10, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Hundreds of residents and students across the Shire have used the nation’s largest community-based environmental event to tidy the Shire and in the process collect over a tonne of discarded litter. The rubbish was collected from a record 26 registered sites across the Shire in March as part of national Clean Up Australia Day. Council’s...

Volunteers urged to pitch in for Clean Up Australia Day

February 14, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Locals will be once again lending a hand in tidying up the Highlands as part of this year’s national Clean Up Australia Day event to be held on Sunday 4 March. Echoing the sentiments of national Clean Up Australia Day campaign, founder and Chairman Ian Kiernan AO, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead encouraged locals...

Residents rally for Clean Up Australia Day

March 17, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

Dozens of residents across the Shire have used the nation’s largest community-based environmental event to tidy the Shire and in the process collect 1.3 tonnes of litter across the Highlands. “That’s the equivalent in weight of a small car,” said Council’s Sustainability Project Officer Kimberly Elliot. The rubbish was collected from a total of 17...