Tagged: Sustainability

Council and Endeavour Energy roll out street light upgrade

January 10, 2018Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council and Endeavour Energy have joined together on a program to replace the Shire’s outdated street lights with energy efficient light-emitting diode (LED) fittings. The replacement program is one of the first such joint-projects between Endeavour Energy and a Local Government Authority in NSW. Council’s Environment and Health Systems Coordinator, Therese Smart said...

Swimming in sunshine at the Moss Vale Aquatic Centre

June 2, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week commissioned its largest ever solar renewable energy project at the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre. The commissioning follows a two week installation of a 344 solar panel roof-mounted system at the Aquatic Centre. The electricity generated by the 100 kilowatt solar system will be used to supplement the...

New Bushcare group for Bundanoon

October 19, 2016Posted in: Environment

Bundanoon’s Leaver Park Bushland Reserve is set to receive some much needed attention following the formation of a new Bushcare group focussed on tackling the area. Residents of Bundanoon and nearby villages came together to form the new Bushcare group which will concentrate initial efforts on the reserve located on the south-west outskirts of the...

Go Wild for World Environment Week!

June 3, 2016Posted in: Environment

With World Environment Day just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to participate in a range of events and activities to bring attention to our threatened plants and wildlife and help safeguard them for future generations. World Environment Day is a UN-recognised event held on June 5 each year. This year’s theme,...

‘Get Outside and Grow’ for National Tree Day

October 12, 2015Posted in: Environment, Events

Residents of the Southern Highlands will have an opportunity to make a difference to the local environment on Saturday 17 October at the National Tree Day Wingecarribee community planting event at Mittagong Creek in Bowral. National Tree Day is an annual event organised by Planet Ark with each region given the option of scheduling it...