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Free end of year celebrations

Free end of year celebrations

Community

Come along to a local community event to remember!

Published 25 November 2019

Free e-waste collection service

Free e-waste collection service

Environment

Got an old TV, computer, mobile phone or IT accessory you need to dispose of?

You can now book a free pick up from your home using our new E-Waste Collection Service. Your unwanted item will be sent for recycling so the valuable components can be recovered, rather than going to landfill.

Published 20 November 2019

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School solar program wins Green Globe Award

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Solar my School, a joint initiative of Woollahra, Waverley, and Randwick councils, has received the prestigious Public Sector Leadership Award at the 2019 Green Globe Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Level 2 water restrictions in effect from 10 December 2019

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The restrictions apply to everyone in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra. This includes all residents and businesses.

Published 2 December 2019

Level 2 water restrictions in effect from 10 December 2019

Summerama school holiday events

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Enjoy some fun and educational activities for the whole family these summer school holidays!

Published 2 December 2019

Summerama school holiday events

How to recycle right these holidays

Environment

Australian households generate 30% more waste over the Christmas and New Year period. While consuming less is always the best way to avoid waste, we can also do our bit by recycling. Here are some tips to help you recycle your festive waste correctly and minimise our impact on the environment.

Published 28 November 2019

How to recycle right these holidays

Our services during the festive season

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From all of us here at Woollahra Council, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. There’ll be some changes to our opening hours and services over the holiday period.

Published 28 November 2019

Our services during the festive season

Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

Environment

‘Tis the season to be writing your Christmas list, checking it twice and figuring out who’s been naughty or nice. Before you hit the shops this year, take a minute to think about the impact your gifting has on the planet.

Published 27 November 2019

Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Environment

To help you dispose of batteries responsibly, we’re trialling a new battery recycling bin at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Published 27 November 2019

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Original piece of the Berlin Wall now on permanent public display in Woollahra

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An authentic piece of the Berlin Wall hiding away in a storehouse in Blacktown, Sydney for over a decade, has been unveiled and is now on permanent public display at the Goethe-Institut in Woollahra.

Published 25 November 2019

Original piece of the Berlin Wall now on permanent public display in Woollahra

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

Environment

Mayor of Woollahra Councillor Susan Wynne was delighted to recognise local gardens and passionate ‘green thumbs’ that connect members of the community who share a love of gardening.

Published 12 November 2019

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Environment

Our local area is beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again!

Published 4 November 2019

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

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