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Waste or resource?

MidWaste Regional Waste Forum (MidWaste) comprises six Councils located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales working collectively to strategically manage waste on a regional scale.

Waste or Resource?

While it is inevitable that some materials, in our current economy, end up as waste, it is important to remember that all materials are actually resources and should be managed accordingly. Governments at all levels are increasingly focused on how to move from our current linear model of consumption (take, make, dispose) and towards a circular model (where the aim is to design waste out of the system).

What can you do?

The Waste Hierarchy sets up a framework for reducing our waste.

For items you really do need to dispose of, you can help us reduce what goes to landfill by using the services you can find in these pages (or on your council website) available to ensure we can recycle or appropriately dispose of all materials.


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MidWaste helps people living on the Mid North Coast avoid and reduce waste, improve sustainability and save money.
We're a regional group of Councils working together to develop cost-effective resource recovery and waste reduction programs.

9 hours ago

Port Macquarie Hastings Residents... want to learn how to reduce food waste at your home?! Attend this FREE, fun and practical workshop with an emphasis on 'fighting climate change from your kitchen' on Saturday 10 September 12 noon - 2pm. Bookings essential, places limited. Register now! phone 6581 8755Port Macquarie Hastings Council Port Macquarie Hastings Library Service ... Close Post
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3 weeks ago

Congratulations to the 7 WINNERS of a rechargeable battery pack:Dianne - MacksvilleHelen - Port MacquarieMeg - Herons CreekLen - LansdowneMaria - SawtellDebbie - UrungaBen Stuarts PointThanks to all who stopped and chatted to us at one of the 13 Community Recycling Centre popups across the 6 LGA's. We hope the sessions were insightful and helpful. We loved engaging with you! ... Close Post
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3 months ago

🔋 LIVE IN OR AROUND NAMBUCCA? Want to win a rechargeable battery pack? Come and see us at Nambucca Plaza on Friday 27 May from 9am to 12pm. Come and chat with us about the right place for household problem wastes and complete a short survey for a chance to win! Learn how to make the most of your free Community Recycling Centre and reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.Nambucca Valley Council ... Close Post
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MidWaste is Proudly supported by these regional councils

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