Tagged: Waste

Drawing attention to World Environment Day

May 29, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

In the lead up to World Environment Day Wingecarribee Shire Council will be unveiling a real-time public art piece designed to question our use of single-use plastics. Council’s Environmental Project Officer Michael Rhydderch responsible for the unique artwork exhibition explained the purpose of the temporary display. “As a society we’re still way too dependent on...

Residents rally for Clean Up Australia Day

April 10, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Hundreds of residents and students across the Shire have used the nation’s largest community-based environmental event to tidy the Shire and in the process collect over a tonne of discarded litter. The rubbish was collected from a record 26 registered sites across the Shire in March as part of national Clean Up Australia Day. Council’s...

Backyard Burning Policy reminder

April 9, 2018Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of the new changes to its Urban Backyard Burning Policy which came into effect on 1 April 2018. The changes were adopted by Council in July last year following feedback from residents after extensive public consultation and the introduction of Council’s Green Waste bin. “Council deliberately held off introducing...

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...

Garbage bin collections over Christmas period

December 18, 2017Posted in: Other

WSC waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre will remain open over the holiday period only closing for the public holidays. The Resource Recovery Centre’s Christmas operating days will be as follows: Sunday 24 December                               ...