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Ten tips to reduce winter air pollution

June 3, 2021Posted in: Community, Environment

Wood fire smoke

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to check their wood heaters to boost efficiency and help improve air quality this winter. “As temperatures drop and winter sets in, the incorrect use of wood fire heaters can seriously affect our air quality,” said Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager Ms Danielle Lidgard. “On colder days, wood smoke...

Stay warm and breathe easy this winter

May 29, 2020Posted in: Events

Wood fire smoke

As the cooler weather sets in, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before lighting up. Council’s Environment and Sustainability Manager, Barry Arthur, said that faulty and incorrectly used wood heaters are major contributors to winter air pollution. “Efficient wood heaters can provide considerable cost savings and reduce the amount of...

Preparing your Wood Heater

April 14, 2020Posted in: Environment

Wood fire smoke

With a cool chill in the autumn air, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before they light up. “Faulty and incorrectly used wood fire heaters are a major contributor to air pollution,” said Council’s Environment and Sustainability Manager Barry Arthur. “Apart from the obvious health and community benefits of a...