Grant encourages greener futures

LIMESTONE Coast primary schools and early learning centres are set for a greener future, with applications now open for the first round of the Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants program.”The program was funded through[…]

Morello motivated for more

INCUMBENT councillor Frank Morello has labelled “unfinished business” as the key motivator behind his decision to nominate for a second term on Mount Gambier City Council. […]

Innovative recycling options explored

MOUNT Gambier City Council will continue to explore potential waste management and recycling opportunities, including the use of crushed glass in road construction. A report received at council’s monthly meeting[…]

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. […]