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LGA applauds National Plastics Plan

Central Coast Council says the Federal Government’s recently released National Plastics Plan aligns with the vision and objectives of Council’s own Waste Resource Management Strategy 2020-2030 with its focus on…


Sheridan supports old linen recycling

Residents now knowing just what to with their old linen are invited to drop it into the Sheridan store at West Gosford, as the company relaunches its recycling program. Put…



Rebikes reinvigorated

The bicycle boom was one of the most unexpected impacts of COVID-19, but it’s a welcome surprise for Alison Homestead Men’s Shed members, Kerry Braslin and Ken Johnson. Together they…


Wadalba Community School is big on recycling

Students at Wadalba Community School have been collecting cans and bottles to raise funds and awareness for National Recycling Week. The Envirobank initiative saw 11 NSW schools participate with collected…


Used motor oil is rejuvenated

When you think about recycling, motor oil might not immediately spring to mind, but with one litre of inappropriately disposed oil able to contaminate one million litres of water, the…




Who doesn’t love a garage sale?

More than 45 residences on the Peninsula took part in last year’s Garage Sale Trail, with Central Coast Council hoping even more will participate in this year’s event on November…


A very fashionable raft

International fashion designer, Weave Dibden Neck, has created a raft from recycled materials as a way of promoting her new fashion label, Ukiyo-co, and as a creative way to survive…


Viva la anti-plastics revolution

[FORUM] After viewing the ABC Four Corners episode “Plastic Wars” (August 10) with mounting anger and embarrassment, I hereby announce I am now a plastics recycling apostate.




5@5 Weekly Central Coast News

This week’s ‘must know’ stories from the Central Coast: Bush fire threat remains – ScoMo does lunch with Chamber of Commerce – Suggestions of Council de-merger referendum in 2020? –…


Recycling needs to be made compulsory

[Forum] It appears to me that mankind has no choice but to compulsorily recycle all we can. According to the world’s scientists, we only have 30 years of resources left…