Monday 11th November 1:00am - Sunday 17th November 11:59pm
National Recycling Week
Friday 15th November 9:30am - 12:30pm
Reducing Plastic in your life Workshop
Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment, not just for one day, but ongoing.
Whether you want to register your own Clean Up Australia Day site as an individual, school or youth group, learn if there is a registered site that you can join or discover how your local business can get involved, the Clean Up Australia website has all the information you need.
Check out Clean Up Australia's FAQ's. This should be able to answer most questions you have about getting involved in Clean Up Australia Day.
Clean Up Australia Day is a simple way in which residents can clean up, fix up and conserve our Shire. It is an opportunity for all of us to stop and think of how we can all reduce our impact on the environment.
Removing plastics, like discarded shopping bags and other rubbish left on public land will stop it entering our beautiful creeks and waterways.
We are lucky to have some amazing species that call our region home, such as the platypus and the Fitzroy Falls Spiny Crayfish (does not occur anywhere else in the world) who need a healthy, clean environment to survive.
What has Clean Up Australia Day achieved so far?
In Australia alone, 350,000 tonnes of rubbish have been removed from the environment. That's the equivalent of end to end fully laden utes from Sydney to Brisbane via the coastline.
30 million people in 80 countries are now involved in Clean Up the World, which was launched in 1993, after gaining the support of the United Nations Environment Programme.
The Wingecarribee have a great track record of participating in this event, demonstrating their commitment to the local environment and we want to see that continue.
When you report illegal dumping, you help the EPA and local council: