Council’s tip facilities have received more than 1000 tonnes of e-waste since February 2013 – that equates to around 50,000 discarded TVs and computers at a total value of $30million! Environment Portfolio Councillor Jenny McKay said up to every know, wire and screen was now being turned into something new. “To actually see what […]
More than 500 tonnes of e-waste has been collected at council tips in just six months, with every knob, wire and screen now on its way becoming something new. Mayor Mark Jamieson said the e-waste recycling events held earlier in the year had been so successful that council is now offering the free service at […]
Environment Minister Andrew Powell today welcomed industry leaders and international delegates to a Waste and Recycling Symposium in Brisbane. Mr Powell said the symposium came at a time when the Newman Government was working to improve the state’s waste strategy. “The Newman Government is determined to work with all sectors to find the right mix […]
Still disposing of your old batteries in the regular rubbish?If you’re close to Coolum, there’s now a convenient, environmentally-friendly way to dispose of used batteries so they don’t end up as dangerous landfill.
[vid] One of Sunshine Coast Council’s corporate plan objectives is to develop a waste management and recycling strategy targeted to the goal of maximum diversion from landfill.
Look out, waste and water bottles: the Caloundra Music Festival elves are on the attack.
Children visiting Eumundi Markets over the school holidays will also have the opportunity to get creative and learn about the importance of recycling with ‘JUNKIT’ craft workshops.
One of the Sunshine Coast’s leading tourist attractions, the Ginger Factory – the tourism arm of Buderim Ginger – has jumped on board the ‘Do the Right Thing, Use the Right Bin’ campaign and today officially launched the installation of new recycling systems throughout the venue.
There are treasures to be found every Saturday at Council’s Beerwah recycling market. Recycling markets sell second hand goods from council’s resource recovery centres and provide a great way to recycle unwanted items.
If you’ve ever been frustrated at not being able to find a recycling bin while out and about, times are about to change thanks to $30,000 grant from the Packaging Stewardship Forum.