Expressions of interest called for Sustainability Festival

August 11, 2023Posted in: Events

picture of people at a market

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for expressions of interest from local environmentally sustainable living businesses and community groups to be part of our yearly Sustainability Festival, which will be held in Bowral, located in the Old Town Hall (next to the library) and in the surrounding courtyard on Saturday 30 September 11am – 4pm. The...

Take it from the experts, you can do Good For The Hood @Home

August 11, 2023Posted in: Environment

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Want to feel inspired to do something good for your home and neighbourhood? Tap into the practical knowledge of sustainability experts and discover the impact you can make in your own home, through our Good For The Hood @ Home Program. A six-week series of online workshops from 14 August to 21 September 2023. Made...

Conserve energy, save money

August 4, 2023Posted in: Environment

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Energy bill going through the roof? Can’t warm your home quickly enough? We’re hosting a workshop you won’t want to miss! Adam Corrigan, founder of Your Energy Friend’ will take the guess work out of making your home more energy efficient at a free session in the Theatrette of our Civic Centre on August 19,...

Grant gives Wingecarribee’s Wombat Man ‘eyes in the field’

July 10, 2023Posted in: Community

John Creighton holding the wombat he is treating

Overrun with the demands of wombat rescues and care across Wingecarribee Shire, Wombat Man, John Creighton, says having ‘eyes in the field’ has been a game-changer. Twelve night vision cameras are now in use to support Wombat Care Bundanoon’s tireless conservation efforts. A life-saving leap forward, made possible by grand funding through Council’s Community Assistance...

Future roadmap for our Shire drives innovation in Waste Management.

May 31, 2023Posted in: Delivering

Lady and a young boy at the Resource Recovery Centre

Residents of Wingecarribee Shire can anticipate new benefits to their waste services; including expanded recycling opportunities and programs, enhanced efficiency of waste and kerbside collection contracts, a Reviva Centre review, and commencement of planning for a Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) program, are among priority actions for Waste Services outlined in Council’s draft 2023/24...