Still time to voice your concerns about Plasrefine

November 1, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs

As Consent Authority on this matter, The Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) invited Council to comment on an Amendment Report in relation to the Plastics Recycling Facility coming to Moss Vale. We will make our submission on November 16 once considered at the Council Meeting of November 15. The DPE has advised Council that...

Kickstart your composting and worm farming this Spring

September 8, 2023Posted in: Waste

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...

Wingecarribee’s Community Recycling Centre has been nominated as a stand-out collection facility

July 7, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News

Farmer carrying a tray with some drums on the ground in front of him

Sustainability matters to our community and the team at Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Recycling Centre (CRC) strive to reflect those values by actively engaging residents with recycling. In recognition of their efforts, the CRC has been selected as a finalist in this year’s National Agsafe Stewardship Awards. Agriculture is integral to the Southern Highlands community...

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...

2000 more households stand to benefit from extending bin collections

February 21, 2023Posted in: Listening, Other

WSC waste

Community focus groups will inform decisions around expanding waste collection services across our shire, to include an extra 2,000 homes in outlying villages. Valued input from residents is sought by Wingecarribee Shire Council in preparation for the 2024 waste collection tender process. Current contractor JR Richards has been emptying bins for more than 20,000 local...