Tagged: Resource Recovery Centre

Council to celebrate Compost Awareness Week

May 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate International Composting Awareness Week with free activities to promote the benefits of composting. International Composting Awareness Week is an annual event, this year held between 6 and 12 May 2018. Council’s Waste Education Officer Libby Guest explained that activities aim to raise the profile of composting and the...

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...

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...