Tagged: Waste

Free annual garbage cleanup proposed for pensioners

May 18, 2017Posted in: Community

At the Council meeting of 26 April 2017, Wingecarribee Shire Councillors unanimously voted to publicly exhibit a collection of draft community planning and budgeting documents. Included in these documents is Council’s Draft Delivery Program 2017-21 and Operational Plan 2017/18. This document details Council’s long-term plans and priorities and immediate program of works. Located within the...

Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

March 30, 2017Posted in: Events

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting unwanted chemicals as part of its annual Chemical CleanOut program on Saturday 8 April at Council’s Moss Vale Depot. Residents can drop off their unwanted household chemicals – FREE of charge – at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot, Moss Vale...

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...

Concrete disposal restriction lifted at RRC

September 21, 2016Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has recommenced accepting concrete and building waste effective immediately at its Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC). Concrete products including building and construction concrete, brick, tile and cement sheeting products can all again be disposed of at the facility. The initial restriction was implemented In August following the discovery of a small...

Be mindful of asbestos when renovating

June 14, 2016Posted in: Other

As residents continue to mop-up after this month’s downpour, Council is reminding home owners and renovators to be mindful of asbestos should they be repairing water damaged structures. “Asbestos was widely used in building materials up until the mid-1980s,” said Council’s Manager Environment and Sustainability, Barry Arthur.  “Even though the manufacture and use of asbestos was...