Tagged: Waste

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...

‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Bundanoon and Mittagong

July 10, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a dual screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag It’. The first screening of the award-winning documentary will take place at the Bundanoon Soldiers Memorial Hall on Saturday 14 July and the second at the Mittagong Playhouse on Sunday 29 July. Doors for both...

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...