Tagged: Resource Recovery Centre

Resource Recovery Centre to prioritise local businesses

April 7, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents that the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) remains open for essential business. “Over the last week we’ve witnessed a significant influx of patrons through the gates of the RRC,” said Council’s Deputy General Manager of Operations, Finance and Risk, Mr Barry Paull. “We understand that there are a lot more...

Bikes bound for Kununurra depart RRC

October 1, 2019Posted in: Community, Other

People pose in front of shipping container filled with bikes

The remote Western Australian community of Kununurra is set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlanders with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of refurbished bicycles. Closing the door on the container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair, Steve Glendenning from Resource Recovery Australia and volunteers from...

Change of operating hours at Resource Recovery Centre

June 28, 2019Posted in: Other

Starting Monday 15 July 2019 Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will open from 8.00am seven days a week. Other changes to operating hours include closing the facility at 4.00pm weekdays and Saturdays. Sunday hours of operation will be from 8.00am to 1.00pm. The new opening hours are the result of a review conducted...

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

April 2, 2019Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s Regional Illegal Dumping Project Officer, Sara Rich, explained that dumping unusable items at charity bins cost local charities thousands of dollars each year. “Local charities offer an important service to our community and unfortunately,...

Backyard burning do’s and don’ts

March 27, 2019Posted in: Environment, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council, NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are reminding residents of the need for continued fire safety vigilance despite the pending close of the Bushfire Danger Period. “The last official day of the Bush Fire Danger Period is Sunday 31 March 2019,” said Superintendent Martin Surrey District...