Tagged: Resource Recovery Centre

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...

Changes to disposal of asbestos at RRC

February 1, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of changes to conditions of disposal when disposing of asbestos at the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC). As of 1 February 2017 and in line with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority’s broader management of asbestos, asbestos must be presented for disposal as follows: Quantities of less than 20kg...

Garbage bin collections over Christmas period

December 20, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

WSC waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to remind residents that rubbish collections will not take place on either Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. The temporary change to scheduling is a result of both public holidays falling on a Sunday.  Services temporarily affected include collections of domestic garbage, recycling and garden organics services. Collections will resume as...

Concrete disposal restriction lifted at RRC

September 21, 2016Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has recommenced accepting concrete and building waste effective immediately at its Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC). Concrete products including building and construction concrete, brick, tile and cement sheeting products can all again be disposed of at the facility. The initial restriction was implemented In August following the discovery of a small...

Asbestos found at Resource Recovery Centre

August 3, 2016Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today confirmed a small amount of asbestos has been found in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC). The white asbestos (chrysotile) was confirmed via routine laboratory testing. At this stage the amount of asbestos found is unknown.  Further tests are currently being undertaken.  Council is undertaking...