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Midwaste Regional Waste Forum shared Kempsey Shire Council's photo.

It's time to safely dispose of unwanted or expired chemicals in the MIDWASTE region. For more information on what you can dispose of and dates and locations in Kempsey, Taree, Tuncurry, Port Macquarie, Bellingen and Coffs Harbour visit www.midwaste.org.au/household-chemical-cleanout/ Greater Taree City Council MidCoast Council - Great Lakes area Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Coffs Coast Waste Services
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Why hang onto unwanted or expired household chemicals (or other household problem wastes) when you can safely dispose of them for free at Kempsey Waste Management Centre? On Friday 3rd June, MIDWASTE...

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Midwaste Regional Waste Forum shared Latin Loafer's photo.

Do you want to share your favorite food saving tip while enjoying a delicious meal at Latin Loafer - Book now! Latin Loafer Tastings on Hastings Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Port Macquarie Community Gardens
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Join us a for a fun, informative and tasty lunch at Latin Loafer on Sunday 5th June. $50 per head www.livetix.com.au

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Happy Home Composters at The Wingham Community Garden Scraps to Soil workshop last weekend! They have everything they need to turn their kitchen scraps into great soil for their gardens.
If you missed out register for the next workshop at www.midwaste.org.au/composting/ Manning Valley Community Gardens Taree Community Garden Greater Taree City Council Resource Recovery Great Lakes The Green Tuncurry Great Lakes Library Service Great Lakes Sustainable Business MidCoast Council - Great Lakes area the The Tucker Patch Gloucester Shire Council Tumbleweed - your earth matters
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Reuse Reduce RecycleMidwaste Regional Waste Forum (Midwaste) comprises eight Councils located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Bellingen Shire, Coffs Harbour City and Nambucca Shire form the northern sub-region, Kempsey Shire and Port Macquarie-Hastings form the mid sub-region and Gloucester Shire, Great Lakes and Greater Taree City comprise the southern sub-region. Together, the 8 Midwaste Councils encompass approximately 21,000 square kilometres.

Major industries in the region are farming and logging and the coast is a popular destination for tourists, families and retirees. Seasonal variations in population, due to the influx of tourists during the peak holiday periods, add a level of complexity to the region’s waste management. Waste generated from the additional population influences both the composition and the quantity of waste generated during the holiday seasons.


MIDWASTE is Proudly supported by these regional councils
Kempsey Shire Council
Gloucester Shire Council
Coffs Harbour City Council
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
Bellingen Shire Council
Greater Taree City Council
Nambucca Shire Council
Great Lakes Council

This program is supported by the NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.

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