Regional Waste Solution

This consultation has concluded."

Have your say about the Regional Waste Solution!

The four councils of Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater (the SHOROC councils) have agreed to change the way waste is collected across their council areas.

The new system will increase our recycling, keep costs to ratepayers down and be easy to use.

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions about the Regional Waste Solution and add your comments and ideas to the discussion topics below. For more information please refer to the news items below and the SHOROC website.

 

 

Have your say about the Regional Waste Solution!

The four councils of Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater (the SHOROC councils) have agreed to change the way waste is collected across their council areas.

The new system will increase our recycling, keep costs to ratepayers down and be easy to use.

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions about the Regional Waste Solution and add your comments and ideas to the discussion topics below. For more information please refer to the news items below and the SHOROC website.

 

 

News

This consultation has concluded."
  • Project Finalised

    8 months ago

    Kimbriki are now preparing documents to call for tenders to construct a plant which will process all of SHOROC’s garbage and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. The outcome of the tender process may influence the final waste collection system.

    Once details of the new facilities are known, we will begin communication with residents and preparation for any required changes to collection systems. We anticipate it will take about two years from the end of the tender process to construct the new facilities and for it to be operational.

    Kimbriki are now preparing documents to call for tenders to construct a plant which will process all of SHOROC’s garbage and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. The outcome of the tender process may influence the final waste collection system.

    Once details of the new facilities are known, we will begin communication with residents and preparation for any required changes to collection systems. We anticipate it will take about two years from the end of the tender process to construct the new facilities and for it to be operational.
  • Project Update

    over 2 years ago

    Kimbriki are now finalising plans for new processing facilities.

    The new collection system needs to integrate with the new processing facilities. Once details of final processing facilities are known we will advise residents and begin to implement the new collection system.

    Kimbriki are now finalising plans for new processing facilities.

    The new collection system needs to integrate with the new processing facilities. Once details of final processing facilities are known we will advise residents and begin to implement the new collection system.

  • Background - Dec 2011

    over 3 years ago

    The need for this new waste collection system has come about for several reasons.

    1/ The Belrose landfill station where our waste currently goes is filling up and due to close in 2014. As there is no other mixed garbage landfill in our region, this waste would have to be trucked elsewhere meaning increased transport costs.

    2/ Landfill fees are set to rise steeply. This is due to ever increasing disposal taxes and regulations and because landfill sites are quickly filling up. If we don't change the way we dispose of waste, rates will have to increase to cover these costs.

    3/ We need a system that allows food waste to be recycled. Food currently makes up almost 40% of our garbage and it needs to be recycled to help us meet landfill diversion targets set by the NSW Government. To solve these issues Kimbriki is building a new recycling and waste processing facility at Terrey Hills which is scheduled to open by 2014-15. This facility will be able to turn food and vegetation waste into compost which can then be sold.

    This potentially can reduce the amount of waste currently landfilled by up to 40%, cutting our costs and protecting our environment.

    The Kimbriki facility is owned by Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater Councils. We are one of the few regions in NSW with our own facility capable of managing our waste into the future. The new recycling facility at Kimbriki will ultimately save ratepayers money and keep waste charges low, as well as delivering better environmental outcomes.

    The need for this new waste collection system has come about for several reasons.

    1/ The Belrose landfill station where our waste currently goes is filling up and due to close in 2014. As there is no other mixed garbage landfill in our region, this waste would have to be trucked elsewhere meaning increased transport costs.

    2/ Landfill fees are set to rise steeply. This is due to ever increasing disposal taxes and regulations and because landfill sites are quickly filling up. If we don't change the way we dispose of waste, rates will have to increase to cover these costs.

    3/ We need a system that allows food waste to be recycled. Food currently makes up almost 40% of our garbage and it needs to be recycled to help us meet landfill diversion targets set by the NSW Government. To solve these issues Kimbriki is building a new recycling and waste processing facility at Terrey Hills which is scheduled to open by 2014-15. This facility will be able to turn food and vegetation waste into compost which can then be sold.

    This potentially can reduce the amount of waste currently landfilled by up to 40%, cutting our costs and protecting our environment.

    The Kimbriki facility is owned by Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater Councils. We are one of the few regions in NSW with our own facility capable of managing our waste into the future. The new recycling facility at Kimbriki will ultimately save ratepayers money and keep waste charges low, as well as delivering better environmental outcomes.

  • Progressing a solution

    by site admin 1, over 3 years ago

    Warringah Council appreciates all the comments received during the consultation period and will be taking them into consideration during the planning of waste services for the region.

    Council is now working with Kimbriki Environmental Enterprises (Kimbriki) as well as Manly, Mosman and Pittwater Councils to arrive at a long term sustainable waste solution for the whole region. We are studying waste management solutions in Australia and the world to ensure we develop a practical, integrated and robust system which gives the best outcome for many years into the future.

    We are working very closely with Kimbriki to plan a disposal solution, that following the closure of Belrose, will avoid landfill as much as possible and work in harmony with the existing recycling system.

    We will keep the community informed as plans progress.

    Warringah Council appreciates all the comments received during the consultation period and will be taking them into consideration during the planning of waste services for the region.

    Council is now working with Kimbriki Environmental Enterprises (Kimbriki) as well as Manly, Mosman and Pittwater Councils to arrive at a long term sustainable waste solution for the whole region. We are studying waste management solutions in Australia and the world to ensure we develop a practical, integrated and robust system which gives the best outcome for many years into the future.

    We are working very closely with Kimbriki to plan a disposal solution, that following the closure of Belrose, will avoid landfill as much as possible and work in harmony with the existing recycling system.

    We will keep the community informed as plans progress.