recycling

Second-hand Sunday (28 March 2010)

Second-hand Sunday is a free community event that gives everyone an opportunity to give away or collect unwanted but useable items from homes across the ACT. Second-hand Sunday is this coming Sunday 28 March 2010, from 9.00am to 3.00pm Registered participants display a Second-hand Sunday poster at the front of their home along with any unwanted but useable items they want to give away. Although it is too late to register your address and items, everyone is welcome to take part as a collector or if you would like to give away items without registering, make sure there is a

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Second-hand Sunday (29 November 2009)

Second-hand Sunday is a free community event that gives everyone an opportunity to give away or collect unwanted but useable items from homes across the ACT. Second-hand Sunday is this coming Sunday 29 November  2009, from 9.00am to 3.00pm Registered participants display a Second-hand Sunday poster at the front of their home along with any unwanted but useable items they want to give away.The list of addresses and a summary of the items being given away is available at www.tams.act.gov.au/secondhandsunday or a hard copy of this list is available at any ACT public library. Although it is too late to

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TAMS Aerosol Can Recycling Competition (Entries open 10 November 2009 to 04 December 2009)

To celebrate National Recycling Week from 9 – 15 November 2009, the Department of Territory and Municipal Services is launching a recycling competition. The competition aims to raise awareness about recycling and bust some common myths. For instance, many people do not realise that in the ACT, empty aerosol cans should go into the yellow-topped recycling bins. The prizes are worth over $1600 and include Westfield shopping centre vouchers, Hoyts family movie passes and specially manufactured USB drives. The competition will run from Tuesday 10 November 2009 until Friday 4 December 2009. Residents can enter the competition by downloading this

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Changes to operation of reusables facilities (Mugga Lane / Mitchell)

The following is a media release from the Department of Territories and Municipal Services: CHANGES TO OPERATION OF REUSABLES FACILITIES The ACT Government advises residents of changes to the operation of the reusables facility at the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre. This follows Aussie Junk being placed in liquidation earlier today following a meeting of their creditors.  The reusables facility at the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre will temporarily close from today until further notice. It is anticipated that the facility will open for the acceptance of goods in the near future.

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New Waste Disposal Charges in effect as of 1 July 2009

The ACT Department of the Territory and Municipal Services has increased domestic and commercial waste disposal charges from 1 July 2009. This is the first price increase since 2005 and the departmental representatives claim that these new charges reflect the true cost of sending waste to landfill according to ABC News Online

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Second-hand Sunday (19 April 2009)

Second-hand Sunday is a free community event that gives everyone an opportunity to give away or collect unwanted but useable items from homes across the ACT. Second-hand Sunday is this coming Sunday 19 April 2009, from 9.00am to 3.00pm Registered participants display a Second-hand Sunday poster at the front of their home along with any unwanted but useable items they want to give away.The list of addresses and a summary of the items being given away is available at www.tams.act.gov.au/secondhandsunday or a hard copy of this list is available at any ACT public library. Although it is too late to

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