Tagged: RRC

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...

Councillors support Save Our Recycling Campaign

March 18, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have thrown their support behind a state-wide campaign to invest more money into waste management and recycling. Coordinated via Local Government NSW, the Save Our Recycling campaign seeks to instigate a statewide approach to recycling and ensure the waste levy collected from councils by the State Government is fully reinvested back into...

Southern Highlands Bikes4Life volunteers needed

March 8, 2019Posted in: Community

Australian not-for-profit organisation Bikes 4 Life is calling on volunteers from across the Shire to help the local branch restore pushbikes for needy communities. The Southern Highlands branch of Bikes 4 Life operate from Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) where they are led by the Shire’s 2019 Australia Day Citizen of the Year, Hans Radowitz....

Council kicks off annual Summer Clean Up

January 31, 2019Posted in: Events

WSC waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will commence its annual Shire-wide Summer Clean Up in Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby starting Monday 4 February 2019. The Clean Up is available to all current domestic Council waste service users and is operated on a pre-book and pre-paid basis. Old furniture, metals and white goods with doors...