Tagged: Resource Recovery Centre

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...

RRC welcomes introduction of Container Deposit Scheme

December 15, 2017Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre has welcomed the introduction of the NSW State Government’s Container Deposit Scheme. Launched at the beginning of December, the Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) will ultimately see more than 500 collection points, including 800 reverse vending machines, introduced across the State. Key features of the scheme – also known as...

EPA infringement notice for RRC asbestos breach

November 23, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today accepted the penalty handed down by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) following the processing of construction waste materials that were found to contain asbestos. The penalty is a result of a small amount of bonded asbestos being detected in recycled aggregate sold from Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in mid-2016....

Council to begin clean-up of RRC aggregate

September 13, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council will begin remediation of the contaminated reclaimed crushed aggregate located within the grounds of the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) following approval from the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). The reclaimed crushed aggregate in question was found to have contained a small amount of bonded asbestos, not dissimilar to fibro, following routine laboratory...

Bicycles needed for Namibia

August 24, 2017Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Bicycles for Change is calling on residents of the Southern Highlands to donate their unwanted pushbikes to help the less fortunate. The call comes on the back of a recent decision by Council to assist the Southern Highlands Branch of Bicycles for Change with a one thousand dollar donation...