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RRC -  Easter Long Weekend Trading Hours 


The Resource Recovery Centre will be closed on the following days:


  • Friday 30/3/18
  • Sunday 2/4/18



Recycled Products Available at the RRC


Recycled products are available at the RRC:


  • Coarse Mulch
  • Fine Mulch


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2018 Waste Collection Calendars Available


Hard copies of the 2018 Waste Collection Calendar are now available through Customer Service in the council building in Moss Vale.


If you just want to check on-line where your collections are up to:


Are you in the Orange or Purple Collection Zone?


Link Icon Search Here to Find Out (External Link)

Link Icon2017 Calendar (External Link)


Link Icon2018 Calendar (External Link)


Link IconQuick Reference Guide for Waste (Internal Link)


'Return and Earn' Container Deposit Scheme


The NSW Return and Earn container deposit scheme will commence on Friday, December 1.


There are collection points registered in the Southern Highlands.


Link IconClick here for more information. (Internal Link)



Mulch Loads Must be Covered

It is a legal requirement that loads are covered when driving on NSW roads.


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Customers are reminded that anyone coming to purchase mulch products at the Resource Recovery Centre must have the ability to cover the load before leaving. 


Sale of product will be refused if:

  • on entry, the load cannot be covered
  • on exit, the load is not covered



Changed Traffic Conditions at Resource Recovery Centre


Due to remediation works taking place at the RRC, traffic flows have changed significantly on site. This includes the relocation of some waste stockpiles.


Please follow instructions / new signage.





What Soft Plastics are Accepted for Free at the RRC?


What Soft Plastic can we Accept??

  • Clear (no colours)
  • Clean film plastics – glad wrap, cling film, plastic wrap, bubble wrap
  • No mixed material eg metal/plastic, no paper (eg shop dockets) 


What Kind of Soft Plastic is Accepted at the RRC?

Although there are many kinds of soft plastics, the only kind the RRC can accept for free is:

  • Bubble wrap
  • Clean cling wrap
  • Clear A4 sheet protectors
  • Clear plastic bags
  • Clear plastic newspaper wrapping
  • Snap/Zip lock bags

wsc-fact-sheet-soft-plastics.pdf

If you aren’t sure, please feel free to ask at our Community Recycling Centre at the RRC.


Redcycle is another soft plastics recycling program undertaken through Coles Supermarkets, click on the following link for options:
Soft Plastic Recycling with Redcycle (External Link)



REMEMBER:

  • Plastic bags never go into the yellow lidded recycling bin: not for recycling and not with recycling inside. 
  • Supermarket shopping bags can generally be returned to the shops they came from - remember no shop dockets inside

Link IconWhat goes in the yellow lidded recycling bin? (Internal Link)

External Links:

ABC:
Link Iconhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-24/what-plastics-can-i-recycle-war-on-waste/8548658

Planet Ark:
Link Iconhttp://recyclingweek.planetark.org/documents/doc-712-plastic-bags-factsheet.pdf




Fees and Charges for 2017-18


Below are the links to the Fees and Charges for 2017-18:


Link IconResource Recovery Centre (Internal Link)
Link IconProducts for Sale (Internal Link)



Community Recycling Centre


Watch out for the Community Recycling Centre cut outs as they move around the Shire.


Link IconWhat is the CRC? (Internal Link)


Picture of CRC cutoutPicture of CRC cutout





Last Updated: April 9th, 2018
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