Hindmarsh Shire Council

What waste and resource recovery topics and challenges are important to Hindmarsh?

  • Solutions for resource recovery in rural and remote communities as those involving transportation and lower volumes may not be viable;
  • The cost of service to the customer and broader community is critical and cost effective solutions to waste and resource recovery problems must be developed;
  • Continual increased in the cost of waste management and resource recovery;
  • Management and resource recovery of concrete, garden waste, tyres, scrap metal and hard plastics;
  • Distances between rural townships and their transfer stations; and
  • Solutions to better recover resources and materials from agricultural waste.

What are the key existing facilities in this municipality?

  • Four (4) rural Transfer Stations and three (3) drop-off facilities

What facilities are expected to change within the next ten years in this municipality? (This may include new, or expanded facilities, or facilities to be closed).

  • Continuous improvement of Transfer Stations and Drop-Off facilities.

What are the key Regional Implementation Plan Priority Actions for this Municipality?

1. Assess and, where viable, support the development of solutions and systems to increase the recover of priority materials.

2. Facilitate the development of regional partnerships to enable efficiencies in resource recovery, materials transport and disposal.

4. Work with Councils and Industry to upgrade (and rationalise) infrastructure, improve operations and engage communities.

7. Contribute to the development and application of a reliable state and regional integrated data system to inform waste and resource recovery decisions.

This information has been collated by Grampians Central West WRRG. It in no way reflects any policy, intent, or proposal of the Hindmarsh Shire Council or Staff.

Information collated in July 2016.