Archive for the ‘News & Events’ Category

Resource Recovery wins important award

Resource Recovery in conjunction with Great Lakes Council have won the 2011 Local Government Innovation in Waste Award at the annual Waste 2011 conference. The Award is supported by the Waste Management Association Australia and the Local Government Association of NSW and Shires Association.

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Innovative Ways To Work With Waste

A NATIONAL award for Innovation in Waste has been handed down to Great Lakes Council and Resource Recovery for their work with the socially disadvantaged.

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Grant to promote healthy eating for those who need it most

$700,000 for two year program

GREAT Lakes Council has successfully applied for a grant in excess of $700,000 over two years under the Healthy Communities Initiative.

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Guru spreads green gospel

TUNCURRY just got a little greener with one of Australia’s most loved gardening and landscaping experts settling his roots here.

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A greener way to employment

AN EXCITING new venture launched by Deputy Mayor and CEO of Great Lakes Community Resources John Weate, in Tuncurry last week, offers a group of 10 people aged between 17 and 24, the opportunity to change their life.

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Reuse is next step

By Bayley Williams

ONE of the Australian gardening and landscaping world’s most well known personalities is now calling the Mid North Coast home.

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Help needed to shape The Green project

A GREEN enterprise incubator along with permaculture and native gardens  will be part of a new $300,000 project that has been 20 years in the making.

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Volunteers Line Up To Get The Green Moving

A NEW community project at Tuncurry, known as The Green, was explored by over 40 people recently at an information day.

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