Check-out our new Upcycle Centre and see your Waste for what it’s Worth

March 18, 2024Posted in: Community, Waste

Taking our community’s passion for turning trash into treasure up a notch, the new Upcycle Centre at Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre will bring an even more rewarding experience of recycling to Wingecarribee. After 11 years of outsourcing recycling services to Reviva, plans are underway to transition to Council-run operations and change-up the facility to...

Soft Plastics Recycling Trial to be launched at Community Recycling Centre

March 18, 2024Posted in: Community, Waste

A new soft plastic recycling trial is about to get underway at Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Moss Vale Community Recycling Centre.  The initiative will kick off on 1 April 2024 and continue through to June 2025, to provide residents with a convenient and sustainable solution for recycling their soft plastic waste. If successful, it’s hoped the...

Return and Earn celebrates five years of success

January 25, 2023Posted in: Community, Environment

The Southern Highlands community is making positive changes to reduce litter with millions of containers being recycled through the NSW Government’s Return and Earn scheme. Council’s Manager Waste and Resource Recovery, Mr Clinton McAlister, explained that by recycling bottles, cans and cartons residents were saving money and helping the environment. “Since launched in 2017, more...

Household problem waste, made less problematic

January 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, Environment, News

Mobile recycling trailer parked in carpark

Your household problem waste will soon be less problematic, thanks to the roll-out of our new, purpose-designed, Community Recycling Collection trailer. A first for Wingecarribee Shire, this mobile service will collect from each of our villages, at least one day per week. “We surveyed residents widely about recycling, and one of the main barriers to...

RRC Christmas hours and holiday bin collections

December 8, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets

Aerial shot of the RRC in Moss Vale

To help residents dispose of excess Christmas waste, Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre will remain open over the holiday period only closing for the public holidays. The Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will close on Saturday 24 December at 12 noon and remain closed for the Christmas and Boxing Day public holidays on...