Stay safe! Keep batteries out of your bin.

September 22, 2023Posted in: Community, Environment, Waste

Did you know batteries, and especially the lithium-ion variety in appliances, electronics and vapes, can cause fires when incorrectly disposed of? For your safety, don’t drop batteries in your bin. Drop them to Council’s Resource Recovery Centre or your local community Battery Collection Program, and switch to using rechargeable batteries wherever possible. They have a...

Wingecarribee Water and Sewage Treatment Plant Tours: Promoting Sustainable Water Management

September 15, 2023Posted in: Events, Other
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Interested in a unique opportunity to witness the journey water takes before it reaches your home?  Join one of our tours on 19 October 2023, and gain an understanding of what also happens to water after you use it, and what that means for water efficiency and sustainability. This year the Water Treatment Plant team...

Help keep Wingecarribee clean, cover your load!

September 15, 2023Posted in: Other

car with trailer and cover over load

As Spring returns, the natural splendour of our Shire comes back to life. We must all do our part to maintain the beauty of our Shire by properly securing waste when transporting it. Whether you’re using a trailer, truck or utility vehicle, please make sure your load is covered. More than just an eyesore, failing...

Kickstart your composting and worm farming this Spring

September 8, 2023Posted in: Waste
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Picture of RRC staff teaching a lady and young boy about worm farming

Want to see your garden thrive throughout the growing season? We are thrilled to share an exciting opportunity to gain knowledge on how to enrich your soil with composting and worm farming. In collaboration with Compost Revolution, Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting a series of free workshops this October to help get you started. For...

A WIN for Wingecarribee, Our CRC awarded drumMUSTER Collection Facility of the Year

July 27, 2023Posted in: Waste
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The importance our community places on sustainability saw Wingecarribee Shire come away from this year’s AgSafe Stewardship Awards, a winner. The team at our Community Recycling Centre (CRC) were thrilled to take the trophy in the drumMUSTER Collection Facility of the Year category, in recognition of the great work they do to actively engage our...