Residents encouraged to Recycle Right

July 17, 2019Posted in: Community

People holding up items of what can be recycled: paper and cardboard, steel and aluminium cans, glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles and containers.

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to Recycle Right and update their recycling habits as part of a regional recycling campaign launched in Canberra last week. Coordinated via the Canberra Region Joint Organisation, the Recycle Right campaign seeks to simplify recycling messages, highlight recent changes and support the Australian Government’s call for a movement towards...

Council reminds residents that logs have life inside

July 16, 2019Posted in: Environment

Mount Alexandra Reserve

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents that it is prohibited to collect firewood from roadsides and bushland reserves. Council’s Environment Officer, Martin Filipczyk, explained that recent damage to property and vegetation in Mount Alexandra Reserve has prompted the reminder. “Often people fail to appreciate that through the removal of dead and fallen trees for firewood,...

Council secures funding to increase climate change resilience

July 16, 2019Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $50,000 in grant funding as part of the NSW Government’s Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC) program. IRCC grants are developed in partnership with Local Government NSW and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to improve resilience and help communities adapt to the changing climate. Council’s Water, Sewer...

Council welcomes State Library funding

July 10, 2019Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has welcomed the State Government’s pledge to inject $36.5 million in funding across NSW public libraries this financial year. “This is great news for our Shire and State,” he said. “Libraries are an integral part of our community and this commitment provides real certainty and protection for all our...

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