Waste Wise Workshops

Council offers residents of the Shire a number of free Waste Wise Living workshops to help with environmentally friendly practices in the home.  

Workshops are only available to Shire residents.  Due to the popularity of these workshops, bookings will only be accepted three weeks prior to the workshop date.  Don’t worry if you miss out, as workshops are held every few months. 

Workshops are not suitable for children under the age of 10 years.

Recycling Tour


Out of sight, out of mind?  If you have ever wondered what happens to the material from your bins once it has been collected and taken away from your kerbside.  Then come along and visit the recycling and waste management facilities on a guided tour.

Upcoming Recycling Tours

There are no events scheduled

Composting and Worm Farming

Worm Farming

This hands on, fun workshop gives you the opportunity to learn how easy it can be to reuse your food scraps creating nutrient rich fertiliser to improve soil conditions and decrease the amount you send to landfill.

Participants also receive a free Compost Bin or Worm Farm at the end of the workshop (Limit of 1 per household).

Organic Gardening


This fun, informative and hands-on practical workshop teaches you how to create a healthy, abundant ecosystem by helping you understand nature and replicating it in your garden at home.  You will also learn how to make rich healthy soil, manage pests organically, build a no-dig garden and prepare and plant a delicious edible garden.

Upcoming Organic Gardening Workshops

Chook Keeping


Keeping chickens is a terrific way to create a sustainable future.  Chickens are the ultimate recyclers, aiding in composting, reducing waste and they control pests. Chickens also produce fresh, free range eggs, helping you save money on grocery bills.

Upcoming Chook Keeping Workshops

There are no events scheduled

DIY Compost Accelerator - 'Bokashi'


Have you mastered composting and want to push on further and learn more?  Come along to this interactive workshop and learn to make your own accelerator that ferments organic matter.  This also can be used in an airtight kitchen top container to break down your organic matter - perfect for unit dwellers.

Upcoming Bokashi Workshops


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More information


Enquiries can be directed to Waste Services on 9710 0333 or wasteinfo@ssc.nsw.gov.au


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