Tagged: Waste

Garbage bin collections over Christmas period

December 20, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

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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...

Free green waste disposal at RRC

June 9, 2016Posted in: Events

On Tuesday the NSW State and Australian Federal Governments declared the Wingecarribee Shire a natural disaster area. As a result Council is offering local residents free disposal of any garden waste that directly resulted from the storm at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre. Trees, plants and shrubs damaged or destroyed in the weekend’s floodwaters will all...

Bumper haul for Household Chemical CleanOut Day

June 8, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

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Results from this year’s Household Chemical CleanOut campaign are in revealing the breakdown of more than 17,000 kilograms of chemicals which were surrendered during the day-long amnesty. In total 461 Highlanders attended the annual event at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot in April to dispose of their unwanted household chemicals, pesticides and poisons. “All up...