Tagged: environment

‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Mittagong

July 26, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Credit Reel Thing Productions

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a free community screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag It’ at Mittagong Playhouse on Sunday 29 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the film followed the journeys of Jeb Berrier as he tries to make sense of our dependence on plastic...

‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Bundanoon and Mittagong

July 10, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a dual screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag It’. The first screening of the award-winning documentary will take place at the Bundanoon Soldiers Memorial Hall on Saturday 14 July and the second at the Mittagong Playhouse on Sunday 29 July. Doors for both...

Community input wanted for local Flood Studies

June 29, 2018Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents living near the Nattai Ponds and Whites Creek areas to provide information on past flood waters as part of a major study designed to better prepare for future flood events. Flooding causes over $300 million worth of damage each year across the nation and historically causes more damage...

Residents invited to plastic free lunch

June 25, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Moss Vale, Kramer Photography ©

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a plastic free community lunch on Sunday 8 July 2018. Council’s Environmental Project Officer Michael Rhydderch explained that Council is committed to working with individuals, organisations and businesses to reduce our overall consumption of single-use plastics. “There are simple things we can all...

Demystifying energy at Hill Top

June 22, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Hill Top on Wednesday 4 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...