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Council responds to EPA odour action

June 23, 2021Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has commended the NSW Environment Protection Agency (EPA) for intervening in an ongoing odour issue emanating from the Bowral Waste Centre. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Marissa Racomelara said Council has received numerous complaints about the smell from the facility. “We’ve heard the concerns of nearby residents and we’re well aware of...

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...

RRC Christmas hours and holiday bin collections

December 17, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

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Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre will remain open over the holiday period only closing for the public holidays. The Resource Recovery Centre’s (RRC) Christmas operating days will be as follows: Thursday 24 December – Open Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) – Closed Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day)...