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MEDIA RELEASE: Residents invited to have their say on household recycling in NSW

News | Dec 21, 2018

Residents across NSW are being asked to take part in a landmark recycling survey amid the deepening recycling crisis.

The survey has been launched as part of Local Government NSW’s Save our Recycling campaign which calls for a state-wide approach to recycling which will allow us to collect, process and reuse recyclable material here in NSW.

LGNSW President Linda Scott said the survey was a pertinent opportunity for residents to share their attitudes towards recycling and play an active role in combating the current recycling crisis enveloping NSW. Read More

Our top tips for being good to the earth this Christmas

News | Dec 21, 2018

Here are our five top tips for reducing household waste during the silly season, to help you go green over the Christmas break!  Read More

NSW under pressure to invest more in recycling

News | Dec 17, 2018

An increasing number of local governments are complaining about a growing recycling crisis.
China is no longer taking Australia’s recycling material and the domestic recycling sector lacks capacity. Read More

Blue Mountains support for Save our Recycling campaign

News | Dec 17, 2018

Blue Mountains City councillors have thrown their support behind a state-wide campaign to invest more money in waste management and recycling. Read More

Save Our Recycling campaign launched in bid to solve recycling crisis

News | Dec 17, 2018

The local government sector has called for a statewide approach to collect, process and reuse recyclable material in NSW.

The Save Our Recycling Campaign, launched at the NSW Local Government Conference, seeks for the state government to reinvest the entire $727 million it collects from the waste levy each year in waste management and recycling. Read More

Small steps towards Saving our Recycling

News | Dec 17, 2018

The local government sector has welcomed a funding announcement that will see $115,000 invested to help divert disposable coffee cups from landfill, and urged the NSW Government to go further. Read More