Tagged: Recycling

‘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...

Drawing attention to World Environment Day

May 29, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

In the lead up to World Environment Day Wingecarribee Shire Council will be unveiling a real-time public art piece designed to question our use of single-use plastics. Council’s Environmental Project Officer Michael Rhydderch responsible for the unique artwork exhibition explained the purpose of the temporary display. “As a society we’re still way too dependent on...

Backyard Burning Policy reminder

April 9, 2018Posted in: Environment

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...

RRC and Bicycles for Change to host free workshops

April 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

If you don’t know the difference between a gooseneck and crank arm, a new weekly bicycle repair workshop to be hosted at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) may be the perfect course for you. Starting Wednesday 4 April and every Wednesday thereafter, volunteers from Bicycles for Change will conduct a free hands-on workshop starting at...

Council invites residents to rethink their rubbish

March 12, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting two free waste wise workshops in a bid to help residents unwrap common myths about recycling. The workshops will be held on Tuesday 20 March and Tuesday 10 April at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC). The Can We Recycle Soft Plastics workshops both start at 10am. Council’s Waste Education...