Tagged: Recycling

Bikes bound for Namibia depart Council’s RRC

February 12, 2018Posted in: Community

Namibia’s needy are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of second-hand bicycles. Bidding farewell to the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Councillor Gordon Markwart and Bicycles for Change volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark. “This container is the...

Bin audit reveals recycling on the rise

June 26, 2017Posted in: Environment

Results from a recent bin audit conducted across the Shire has shown Highland residents are tops at recycling. Conducted throughout May and June, the bin audit revealed that 65.3 per cent of all waste generated by the sample study was correctly placed in the recyclable bin. “This is a fantastic result!” said Council’s Waste Education...

Council to host ‘Just Eat It’ at Bowral Library

July 22, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

To celebrate the end of the Plastic Free July Challenge, Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to a free screening of the environmental documentary ‘Just Eat It’. Council’s Waste Education Officer Esther Landells explained the concept of the month-long challenge. “The idea behind the Plastic Free July Challenge is really quite simple,” Ms Landells said. ...

Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

April 8, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

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 16 April at Council’s Moss Vale Depot. Residents can drop off their unwanted household chemicals – FREE of charge – at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot, Moss Vale...

Council hosts Resource Recovery Centre tour

February 3, 2016Posted in: Events

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your waste and recycling when it leaves your kerb, February’s site tour of Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will leave you guessing no more. “We actually receive lots of enquiries from people asking what happens to their waste and recycling after our trucks pick them up,” said Council’s...