News

November 12, 2020

As an incubator for innovation Hunter’s Hill Council was proud to today (12 November, 2020) be named Circular Economy Award Winner at the opens in a new windowKeep Australia Beautiful NSW 2020 Sustainable Cities Awards.

In a record field of entries this year, the Council’s pilot project with the University of NSW’s (UNSW) Sustainable Materials Research and Technology opens in a new window(SMaRT) Centre took out the award.

This project promoting the circular economy as a measure to support sustainability and reduce waste to landfill is now on display at new library and community space opens in a new windowThe YARN.

Community members can drop in to see the bench tiles made from the old uniforms of local sports teams and schools.

A 3D printer, using e-waste filaments line (where waste plastic is made into filament for 3D printing) is coming soon.

People can also be part of the opens in a new windowcircular economy by donating their old textiles to The YARN’s waste wall to be processed into repurposed materials.

Learn more about this and other services on offer at The YARN: opens in a new windowhuntershill.nsw.gov.au/theyarn

 

Related news

Native showcase at Kelly’s Bush

Native showcase at Kelly’s Bush

Corporate volunteers from NBN Co turned their green thumbs to a demonstration garden area at Kelly’s Bush, helping prepare the site for 50th anniversary celebrations in August.

Youth Summit: Nurturing bright ideas

Youth Summit: Nurturing bright ideas

Youth-led projects across areas ranging from environmental sustainability to mental health and community placemaking will be delivered across Hunters Hill following the staging of the 2021 Youth Summit.

Plan for Riverglade Reserve

Plan for Riverglade Reserve

Hunter’s Hill Council has adopted a Plan of Management for Riverglade Reserve. PLUS Council meeting highlights.

Hunters Hill Connect App Launch

Hunters Hill Connect App Launch

Hunters Hill is piloting a new app designed to help people who may be socially isolated stay connected with their support circle and get assistance when they need it.

Back to the top

Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400