Workshops and events

Workshop participants and waste education officer discussing worm farms

Our Waste Education Officer offers a range of services including presentations and workshops, hosting events and media campaigns. These can be tailored for community groups, community individuals, school groups and home-school groups. 

Did you know; Schools can apply for additional educational support

Wingecarribee Shire Council partners with EnviroMentors to provide sustainability incursions to Primary Schools located within the Shire. Topics range from composting, lunches unwrapped, sustainability and keeping waterways clean.

For more information on what the EnviroMentors program click here or contact Councils Waste Education and Policy Officer.

Upcoming education workshops

Our waste education sessions are fun, flexible, interactive and can be tailored to suit the needs of your group. Ranging from 1-2 hours in length, they can combine any of the topics listed below or can be tailored to your group's specific questions about waste.

  • General overview of waste management in the Southern Highlands (What happens to our waste)
  • How to reduce and recycle plastic (Recycle Right)
  • A guide to the three bin kerbside system
Upcoming Events events 
  • Clean Up Australia Day (held annually on the first Sunday in March)
  • International Compost Awareness Week (held annually in the first full week of May)
  • National Recycling Week (13-19 November)