Project summaries: 2014 Community Recycling Centres

Round 2 - Community Recycling Centres

Organisation

Project title

Amount $

Bega Valley Shire Council

Household problem waste drop-off centre - construction

146,077

Bellingen Shire Council

Raleigh Community Recycling Centre

106,300

Bogan Shire Council

Bogan Shire community recycling service

43,030

Cabonne Council

NetWaste Region - Manildra Community Recycling Centre

98,037

Campbelltown City Council

Campbelltown Junction Road Community Recycling Centre and recycling cluster stations trial

276,298

Canada Bay Council

City of Canada Bay community drop-off centre

172,433

Coonamble Shire Council

NetWaste Region - Coonamble Community Recycling Centre

31,601

Cowra Shire Council

NetWaste Region - Cowra Community Recycling Centre

74,573

Forbes Shire Council

NetWaste Region - Forbes Community Recycling Centre

93,531

Gunnedah Shire Council

Gunnedah community recycling facility

166,335

Hawkesbury City Council

Hawkesbury City Council Community Recycling Centre

216,000

Hornsby Shire Council

Hornsby Shire community recycling drop-off centre

158,500

Inverell Shire Council

Inverell Shire Community Recycling Centre

191,375

Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre

Kimbriki household problem waste drop-off centre

247,795

Lachlan Shire Council

NetWaste Region - Condobolin Community Recycling Centre

32,410

Maitland City Council

Construction of community problem waste recycling centre

112,447

Marrickville Council

Marrickville Council Community Recycling Centre

248,933

Mid-Western Regional Council

NetWaste Region - Mudgee Community Recycling Centre

78,781

Moree Plains Shire Council

Moree Plains Shire Council - Community Recycling Centre

130,227

Narrabri Shire Council

Narrabri Community Recycling Centre - household problem wastes

111,691

Newcastle City Council

Summerhill Community Recycling Centre for household problem wastes

115,000

North East Waste

Ballina Community Recycling Centre (CRC) - North East Waste Regional CRC Network

109,498

North East Waste

Byron Community Recycling Centre (CRC) – North East Waste Regional CRC network

111,826

North East Waste

Tweed Community Recycling Centre (CRC) – North East Waste Regional CRC network

70,250

Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (NSROC)

Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre

149,549

Oberon Council

NetWaste Region - Oberon Community Recycling Centre

32,410

Penrith City Council

Penrith Community Recycling Centre

161,850

Riverina and Murray Regional Organisation of Councils (RAMROC) - Riverina Waste Group

Construction of six Community Recycling Centres

222,000

Riverina and Murray Regional Organisation of Councils (RAMROC) - Murray Waste Group

RAMROC - Berrigan, Conargo, Corowa and Murray Shires Community Recycling Centres

153,480

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)

REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Central Cluster

156,943

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)

REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Eastern Cluster

182,919

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)

REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Northern Cluster

182,939

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)

REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Western Cluster

182,919

Shoalhaven City Council

Central Community Recycling Centre (CRC) with satellite drop-off facilities and milk run service

262,861

Tenterfield Shire Council

Tenterfield Community Recycling Centre

175,784

Wyong Shire Council

Wyong Shire Council: Community Recycling Centre

160,000

36 projects

TOTAL

$5,166,602

Bega Valley Shire Council
Household problem waste drop-off centre – construction
$146,077

Residents of Bega Valley will now have access to a permanent drop-off facility for the disposal of household problem wastes including paint, gas bottles and batteries. The Merimbula Community Recycling Centre will enable residents to drop-off their problem wastes free of charge throughout the year. The council will provide a mobile service to collect the problem waste materials for those residents who live in more remote areas of the local government area.

Bellingen Shire Council
Raleigh Community Recycling Centre
$106,300

The council will upgrade its Raleigh Waste Management Centre to establish a Community Recycling Centre. The upgrade includes a new hardstand, shed and awning so that residents will be able to safely and correctly drop-off their household problem wastes. The upgrade will improve the recovery rate of household problem wastes.

Bogan Shire Council
Bogan Shire community recycling service
$43,030

The council will upgrade its Waste and Resource Recovery Facility to establish a Community Recycling Centre and set up a mobile service for the collection of household problem wastes from remote residents. The problem wastes that will be collected include paint, gas bottles, batteries, fluorescent globes and tubes, smoke detectors and oils. This enhancement will increase recycling opportunities for the residents of Nyngan.

Cabonne Council
NetWaste Region - Manildra Community Recycling Centre
$98,037

The construction and operation of a central Community Recycling Centre at the Manildra Waste Management Facility will improve resource recovery access to residents of Cabonne and neighbouring councils. Oil, paint, batteries, gas bottles and smoke detectors will be able to be dropped off at the new facility year round, making it easier to correctly dispose of household problem waste. This enhancement also allows for the collection and storage of problem wastes from council’s other waste management facilities. This will provide coverage for problem waste management throughout the entire Cabonne local government area.

Campbelltown City Council
Campbelltown Junction Road Community Recycling Centre and recycling cluster stations trial
$276,298

Campbelltown Community Recycling Centre will provide a convenient and accessible drop-off solution for household problem wastes. Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly residents will be able to drop-off free of charge paint, oils and batteries year round at the Leumeah Waste Depot which is three kilometres from the Campbelltown CBD. As well as the permanent centre, the council will also be trialling ‘recycling cluster stations’ for the disposal of batteries, mobile phones and compact fluorescent lights. The stations will be located at various locations throughout the city.

Canada Bay Council
City of Canada Bay community drop-off centre
$172,433

The City of Canada Bay Community Recycling Centre (CRC) will enable residents to correctly recycle and dispose of problem wastes such as paints, oils, batteries, smoke detectors, gas bottles and fluorescent lighting. Grant funding will allow council to build a CRC as an extension to the existing council depot. The facility will promote and foster responsible waste management and resource recovery within the community.

Coonamble Shire Council
NetWaste Region - Coonamble Community Recycling Centre
$31,601

It will be easier for residents to drop off problem wastes at a new Community Recycling Centre (CRC) at the Coonamble Waste Management Facility. The new facility will collect problem wastes including paint, oils, batteries and gas bottles. The new CRC will form part of council’s broader resource recovery operations that include e-waste, drumMuster, scrap metals, construction and demolition and garden wastes. This will be a one stop shop for Coonamble Shire residents.

Cowra Shire Council
NetWaste Region - Cowra Community Recycling Centre
$74,573

The construction and operation of a new Community Recycling Centre (CRC) at the Cowra Waste Management Facility will collect household problem wastes including batteries, fluorescent lamps, paints, smoke detectors, gas cylinders and oils. The CRC will improve council's resource recovery operations that include e-waste, drumMuster, scrap metals, construction and demolition (C&D) and garden wastes. The facility is part of an emerging network of CRCs being built across NSW to make it easier for households to ensure their problem waste can be recycled or safely managed.

Forbes Shire Council
NetWaste Region - Forbes Community Recycling Centre
$93,531

Council will build a Community Recycling Centre at its Daroobalgie Waste Management Facility for residents across the region to drop off their household problem wastes for recycling or safe disposal. Oils, paint, batteries, gas bottles and smoke detectors will be able to be dropped off at the new facility all year round. The facility will promote and foster responsible waste management and resource recovery across the community.

Gunnedah Shire Council
Gunnedah community recycling facility
$166,335

A Community Recycling Centre will be constructed at the Gunnedah Waste Management Facility to complement and enhance existing resource recovery activities. Residents will be able to drop off household problem wastes such as batteries, fluorescent lamps, paints, smoke detectors, gas cylinders and used oils. This new service will be free and open all year round. The upgrade will provide new infrastructure and improved signage and operations at the facility.

Hawkesbury City Council
Hawkesbury City Council Community Recycling Centre
$216,000

A Community Recycling Centre will be established at council's waste management facility in South Windsor. The purpose built facility will allow for the collection of household problem wastes including paint, gas bottles, smoke detectors, oils, batteries and fluorescent globes and tubes. Residents will be able to drive into dedicated bays within the new centre to drop off these materials. The centre will have clear and easy to follow signage, making it very easy to use and encourage householder participation.

Hornsby Shire Council
Hornsby Shire community recycling drop-off centre
$158,500

The council will provide residents with a new Community Recycling Centre which will assist householders in their efforts to manage problem wastes. Residents will be able to quickly and conveniently drop off left over paints, oils, gas cylinders and other common problem wastes six days a week. Funding will provide new infrastructure, security fencing, gates, lights and clear signage. Householders from neighbouring council areas will also have access to the centre.

Inverell Shire Council
Inverell Shire Community Recycling Centre
$191,375

An upgrade to the Inverell Materials Recovery Facility will mean that residents will have year round access to correctly and safely dispose of household problem wastes including paint, gas bottles and batteries. Standardisation of signage and design will integrate the facility with the emerging network of Community Recycling Centres being built across NSW. This upgrade directly complements council’s recent installation of a public weigh-bridge along with CCTV monitoring of inbound and outbound waste materials.

Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre
Kimbriki household problem waste drop-off centre
$247,795

A new Community Recycling Centre (CRC) within the Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre at Ingleside will make it easier for householders to dispose of paints, gas bottles, fire extinguishers, oils, fluorescent tubes, smoke detectors, and household and car batteries. Kimbriki currently accepts cardboard, e-waste, scrap metals, scrap timber and textiles and plans to accept polystyrene and mobile phones in the future. The Kimbriki CRC will be a one stop shop for residents in northern Sydney.

Lachlan Shire Council
NetWaste Region - Condobolin Community Recycling Centre
$32,410

The construction and operation of a new Community Recycling Centre at the Condobolin Waste Management Facility will collect household problem wastes including batteries, fluorescent lamps, paints, smoke detectors, gas cylinders and oils. This new facility will enable residents to drop off their household problem wastes seven days a week free of charge.

Maitland City Council
Construction of community problem waste recycling centre
$112,447

Residents will soon have access to a new purpose built Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for household problem wastes. The new CRC will be built at the Mount Vincent Road Waste Management Facility. The upgrade will allow the diversion of potentially hazardous materials including batteries, oil, gas cylinders, fluorescent lights, smoke detectors and paints from landfill.

Marrickville Council
Marrickville Council Community Recycling Centre
$248,933

Grant funding will provide a new Community Recycling Centre (CRC) to be established at council’s waste depot. The new CRC will collect household problem wastes including paints, oils, batteries, fluoro lighting, gas cylinders and smoke detectors. The CRC will relieve pressure on Marrickville’s well supported Household Chemical Clean Out events and provide a long term solution to the safe management of household problem wastes.

Mid-Western Regional Council
NetWaste Region - Mudgee Community Recycling Centre
$78,781

Council will be upgrading the Mudgee Waste Management Facility to establish a Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for household problem wastes. Residents will be able to take batteries, fluorescent globes and tubes, paints, smoke detectors, gas cylinders and oils to the CRC for safe disposal and recycling. The CRC forms part of council’s broader resource recovery operations that include the collection of e-waste, agricultural chemicals, scrap metal, construction and demolition and garden waste.

Moree Plains Shire Council
Moree Plains Shire Council - Community Recycling Centre
$130,227

Located at council’s waste management facility, the Moree Plains Community Recycling Centre (CRC) will collect household problem wastes including paint, oil, gas bottles, batteries, smoke detectors and fluorescent globes and tubes. The facility will be accessible to the community and easy to use with tailor made signage. The CRC will become an integral part of council's commitment to reducing waste to landfill and increase resource recovery.

Narrabri Shire Council
Narrabri Community Recycling Centre - household problem wastes
$111,691

A Community Recycling Centre will be established at Narrabri Waste Management Centre, providing the residents of Narrabri with easy access to dispose of household problem wastes such as paint, gas bottles, batteries, smoke detectors and fluorescent globes and tubes.

Newcastle City Council
Summerhill Community Recycling Centre for household problem wastes
$115,000

Households in Newcastle and surrounds will soon have access to a newly constructed Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for household problem wastes at the Summerhill Waste Management Facility. The CRC will be open year round and will provide a free of charge service where residents can drop off paints, gas bottles, smoke detectors, oils, batteries and fluorescent globes and tubes. As a part of an emerging regional network of Community Recycling Centres, the CRC’s layout, design and signage will be consistent with the recently established centres in Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens.

North East Waste
Ballina Community Recycling Centre - North East Waste Regional CRC Network
$109,498

North East Waste and Ballina Council will establish a Community Recycling Centre as part of an integrated regional network across the north east region of NSW. The new centre will be located at Ballina’s existing waste resource recovery facility close to the highway providing householders with convenient access. Keeping problem wastes out of the household bins will result in improved resource recovery and keep these wastes from polluting the local environment.

North East Waste
Byron Community Recycling Centre – North East Waste Regional CRC network
$111,826

North East Waste and Byron Bay Council will establish a Community Recycling Centre (CRC) as part of an integrated regional network. The enhancement of Byron Bay’s existing facility at Myocum will support residents in easily managing their household problem wastes. The centre will be open seven days most weeks to allow householders to drop off their unwanted wastes including paint, gas bottles and batteries. The CRC will support the community’s efforts to look after their local environment.

North East Waste
Tweed Community Recycling Centre – North East Waste Regional CRC network
$70,250

North East Waste and Tweed Shire Council will establish a Community Recycling Centre (CRC) as part of an integrated regional network. An upgrade to the Stott’s Creek Resource Recovery Centre will allow residents to conveniently drop off their common household problem wastes at a new CRC. The upgrade will include new infrastructure and improved signage.

Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (NSROC)
Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre
$149,549

The Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre (CRC) is an initiative of the Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils on behalf of five of its member councils (Willoughby, Ryde, North Sydney, Lane Cove and Hunters Hill). The CRC will be established at Artarmon, providing a convenient and accessible location for residents of the partnering councils to dispose household quantities of problem wastes such as paint, gas bottles and batteries. Problem waste disposal was identified as a focus area in the 2014 Northern Sydney Regional Waste Strategy.

Oberon Council
NetWaste Region - Oberon Community Recycling Centre
$32,410

Council plans to establish a new Community Recycling Centre at its Oberon Waste Depot. The centre will make it convenient for residents to drop off their household problem wastes including batteries, fluorescent lamps, paints, smoke detectors, gas cylinders and oils free of charge. The centre will form part of council’s resource recovery operations currently at the site for e-waste, drumMuster, scrap metal and garden organics.

Penrith City Council
Penrith Community Recycling Centre
$161,850

Council are partnering with ToxFree to establish a Community Recycling Centre (CRC) at St Marys. The centre will provide residents in western Sydney with a free drop-off service for their problem household wastes including paints, motor oils and gas bottles. The new centre will be within close proximity to the centre of Penrith providing residents with the convenience of being able to dispose of their problem wastes all year round free of charge. The CRC will benefit the western Sydney region by providing increased opportunities for resource recovery.

Riverina and Murray Regional Organisation of Councils (RAMROC) - Riverina Waste Group
Construction of six Community Recycling Centres
$222,000

This innovative project will provide a service to all households across the vast area of south west NSW. Six identical facilities will be built at existing landfill sites and a specially designed and constructed trailer will be used to transport collected waste to the regional centre at Griffith. This system will provide access for householders across six Riverina councils that would otherwise have to transport their material long distances to a regional centre.

Riverina and Murray Regional Organisation of Councils (RAMROC) - Murray Waste Group
Berrigan, Conargo, Corowa and Murray Shires Community Recycling Centres
$153,480

Householders in the Murray region will have access to Community Recycling Centres (CRC) to drop off their household problem wastes free of charge. The RAMROC councils in the Shires of Berrigan, Conargo, Corowa and Murray will establish four satellite CRCs. The simple, practical and environmentally appropriate facilities will be situated within each of the shires. Materials collected at these facilities will be transported to the larger CRCs being established at Albury and Deniliquin for aggregation and collection. The centres will provide a key service to remote communities in the region enabling them to drop off their unwanted paint, gas bottles, batteries, oils, smoke detectors and fluorescent globes and tubes free of charge.

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)
REROC Community Recycling Centre network - Central Cluster
$156,943

The REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Central Cluster forms part of a regional ‘hub and spoke’ approach to service delivery. This innovative project will be supported by a mobile service with static facilities to ensure that even the smallest communities within this region are able to access the free drop-off service and facility. The hub will be located at Coolamon Shire with a spoke at Junee Shire.

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)
REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Eastern Cluster
$182,919

The REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Eastern Cluster forms part of a regional ‘hub and spoke’ approach to service delivery. This innovative project will be supported by a mobile service with static facilities to ensure that even the smallest communities within this region are able to access the free drop-off service and facility. The hub will be located at Tumut Shire with spokes at Tumbarumba and Gundagai Shires.

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)
REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Northern Cluster
$182,939

The REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Northern Cluster forms part of a regional ‘hub and spoke’ approach to service delivery. This innovative project will be supported by a mobile service with static facilities to ensure that even the smallest communities within this region are able to access the free drop-off service and facility. The hub will be located at Temora Shire with spokes at Cootamundra and Bland Shires.

Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)
REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Western Cluster
$182,919

The REROC Community Recycling Centres network - Western Cluster forms part of a regional ‘hub and spoke’ approach to service delivery. This innovative project will be supported by a mobile service with static facilities to ensure that even the smallest communities within this region are able to access the free drop-off service and facility. The hub will be located at Greater Hume Shire with spokes at Lockhart and Urana Shires.

Shoalhaven City Council
Central Community Recycling Centre (CRC) CRC with satellite drop-off facilities and milk run service
$262,861

The council will establish a CRC for household problem wastes at its West Nowra Waste and Recycling Depot. Drop-off areas will also be set up at nine other waste depots located across the local government area, utilising a mobile milk run service to collect all problem wastes and deliver the materials for aggregation at the West Nowra CRC. This project offers multiple environmental, social and economic benefits to the community by providing residents with convenient access to a safe disposal method for their household problem wastes.

Tenterfield Shire Council
Tenterfield Community Recycling Centre
$175,784

Residents will soon be able to dispose and recycle their household problem wastes at one location with the enhancement of Tenterfield’s main Waste Transfer Station. The enhancement will include the construction of a shed with a segregated undercover drive-through storage facility to allow residents to safely dispose of their problem wastes. The new Community Recycling Centre will be a free service and open year round.

Wyong Shire Council
Wyong Shire Council: Community Recycling Centre network
$160,000

The council will establish a Community Recycling Centre at its Buttonderry Waste Management Facility (BWMF). The existing recycling area at BWMF will be reconfigured to accommodate the new waste streams, with modified vehicle access and traffic flows, as well as a more intuitive and simplified layout that improves potential for resource recovery of existing and new wastes. Residents will be able to drop off paint, gas bottles, batteries, oils, smoke detectors and fluorescent globes and tubes free of charge throughout the year.

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