Waste Education Resources

Get Grubby Program 

Wingecarribee Shire Council signed up to the Get Grubby Program in August 2018 for a 3 year period. 

The Get Grubby Program is an online sustainability curriculum for early learning centres and primary schools.

Normally $750 per subscription, early learning centres and primary schools located within the Wingecarribee local government area can now sign up for FREE! 

Click here to find out more about the program.

If you haven't already joined register here and provide:

  • Your centre or school name
  • Contact person's first and last name
  • Email address
  • Phone number 

You will receive your secret password to the website with all the info you need to get started.

Get Grubby Program 1

National Recycling Week - November Each Year

National Recycling Week occurs every November with a range of activities for everyone to be involved - schools, work or even at home. 

Compost Revolution

Cut your rubbish in half and reduce your carbon footprint by recycling your food scraps and making your own soil and fertiliser at home. 

Get 50 % off a compost bin, worm farm or bokashi bin, plus FREE delivery from Wingecarribee Shire Council by joining the Compost Revolution:

Find out how to reduce the amount of food you throw out - saving money (and the planet) in no time by visiting the Love Food Hate Waste website:

Sustainable Gifts

Learn how to make bees wax wraps and home made coffee scrub to give as gifts to friends and family. Here are a couple of plastic free recipes for you to try yourself at home:

General Resources

Christmas celebrations, birthdays and many events throughout the year can create a lot of waste. Check out the below videos on some recommendations by our Waste Education Officer to help reduce waste, including eco-friendly gift wrapping, rethinking food waste and eco-friendly, home-made gifts.