Tagged: Resource Recovery Centre

RRC asbestos update

August 22, 2017Posted in: Community

Last year Wingecarribee Shire Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre. Since this announcement Council has continued to liaise with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and comply with their Clean-Up Notice as issued on 5 August...

Council clarifies RRC asbestos situation

August 7, 2017Posted in: Other

Council has today responded to comments reported in some sections of the media regarding the management of asbestos found onsite at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in 2016. Last year Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s 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...