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Green Caffeen launches tomorrow

March 31, 2022Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has partnered with Green Caffeen to launch a swap and go reusable coffee cup system across the Southern Highlands. Nineteen local cafes across the Shire have already opted in, with numbers continuing to grow. Council’s Waste Education and Policy Officer, Phoebe Ward, explained how the system works. “Consumers simply need to download...

Caffeine in Wingecarribee goes green

March 7, 2022Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has partnered with Green Caffeen to bring an eco-friendly coffee cup solution to the Southern Highlands. Local cafes are encouraged to get involved in a free swap and go reusable cup program, helping to reduce single-use coffee cup waste. Council’s Waste Education and Policy Officer, Phoebe Ward, said the program is set...

Take up the challenge and go plastic free this July

June 8, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again participating in Plastic Free July and is encouraging the local community to take part in the Plastic Free July challenge. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and...

Bin Trim offers businesses a free waste assessment

May 3, 2021Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging business owners to register for a free Bin Trim waste assessment to help take the hassle out of waste management. Bin Trim is a NSW government initiative that helps eligible businesses reduce waste sent to landfill and maximise recycling through waste assessments and rebates to help with the purchase of...

Council to celebrate Compost Awareness Week

April 19, 2021Posted in: Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week with free activities to promote the benefits of composting. International Compost Awareness Week is an annual event, this year held between 2 and 8 May 2021. Council’s Waste Education Officer, Phoebe Ward, explained that activities aim to raise the profile of composting and the...