Hunter Central Coast Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (WARR) Update

Online meetings in place

Waste Managers and Waste Educators from councils of the Hunter and Central Coast have moved their meetings online and continue to progress the implementation of the Hunter Central Coast Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (WARR) Strategy 2017-2021. In response to COVID-19 we are also running a regular COVID-19 check-in where councils are able to share […]

Community Recycling Centres Regional Campaign & COVID-19

The Hunter Joint Organisation is coordinating a regional approach to the promotion of local Community Recycling Centres (CRC’s). Current messaging is focused on managing the impacts of COVID-19, encouraging the community to hold onto their household problem waste for now. These will be broadcast via commercial radio, newspapers and  social media. Keeping the community informed […]

Regional UPSS Training for Councils 

In September last year regulatory responsibility for Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) was transferred from the NSW EPA to Councils. To assist Councils with their new responsibilities, Peter Brennan, our Regional Contaminated Land Program Manager has been delivering training to Councils on applying the UPSS regulation and undertaking service station audits. The purpose of the […]

Welcome to Skye Moore

New team member

Supporting our communities to stay inclusive, proud and safe and celebrate diversity is a priority action area for the Hunter JO, and for many years we have been working on a range of projects to support Councils build the resilience of their local communities to natural disasters. Extending on this previous work we are very […]