Saleable items saved from scrap heap

THE waste transfer station on Eucalypt Drive will start taking useful donations of unwanted items from Monday for sale at the Mount Gambier ReUse Market when […]

Students take up waste challenge

YOUNGSTERS in the community are leading environmental sustainability with St Martins Kindergarten winning top honours in the Limestone Coast School Waste Reduction and Recycling Challenge. The […]

Public shut out of recycling debate

While City Council ultimately discussed Mount Gambier’s recycling options behind closed doors last week, it was not before elected members weighed up disclosing the information publicly[…]

Plastic fantastic

A REGIONAL civic leader has reignited debate over the need for a regional bioenergy plant in the Limestone Coast to potentially solve the plastics recycling crisis […]

Waste charge rise

KERBSIDE bin charges are forecast to rise 72pc under the City of Mount Gambier’s 2018/19 draft annual plan and budget in response to China’s ban on imported paper and plastics. […]

City council seeks feedback

MOUNT Gambier City Council has invited public feedback on its 2018/19 draft annual business plan and budget, which will be considered before the adoption of a final plan/budget in June[…]

Recycling goes to waste

PLASTICS at Wattle Range Council’s resource recovery centres are being sent to landfill as councils across the country grapple with China’s ban on foreign waste imports.[…]

Recycling in the spotlight

A SPECIAL guest visited St Anthony’s Primary School this week, teaching students the “magic” of recycling. Students learnt about the bin system and how they can […]