Issue No. 167 - 14 August 2004
Recyclables collected would fill Splash Centre pool four times
Well done Wanganui - there has been enthusiastic use of the SaveMart Recycling Drop-off Centre over the last three months.
The Peat Street centre opened in May and has been used by about 300 people per day, seven days a week.
The following table shows the amount (in cubic metres) which has been collected at the recycling centre.
To give you a better idea of what that represents, the amount of product that has been diverted from landfill to recycling over the three-month period would fill the Splash Centre pool (which holds 550 cubic metres) more than four times.
It includes approximately:
We look forward to your ongoing support and will continue to let you know how well we're doing with recycling.
What's on in and around Wanganui
August 14: Rivercity Markets
August 14: Rivercity Exchange Barter System Market
August 14: NPC Rugby - Wanganui vs Hawkes Bay
August 15: Dancing
August 15: Wanganui Country Music Club
August 15: Greyhound Racing
August 18: Forum - Matt Couper
To August 25: Wanganui Arts Society Exhibition
More information about things to do in the Wanganui District is available from the i-SITE Wanganui Visitor Centre, 101 Guyton Street.
What's New on the web?
Recent additions to our site:
Offcuts Newsletter: Offcuts is a quarterly newsletter for the building trade, compiled by the building services staff at Environmental Services. It includes information, comments and guidelines on a range of building issues.
Check this page to see the latest list of people who have lodged their nominations for this year's local authority election. Candidate profiles will be added after nominations have closed.
With the increased focus on Wanganui's arts, culture and heritage, we thought you'd like to read about some of our history.
So from time to time, we'll be publishing information about Council-owned heritage buildings and objects so that, if you don't know their background, you can learn a little about their past.
We'll be kicking off the series over the next few weeks.
Building Consent Processor, Environmental Services
Unless otherwise noted all meetings are held at 2.00pm in Committee Room 2, 1st Floor, Municipal Office Building, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui.
Agendas are available at the Customer Services Counter, Municipal Office Building, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui, and the Wanganui District Library two working days prior to the meeting.
The Council welcomes members of the public to attend its meetings.
The meeting of the Hearings Committee scheduled for Wednesday, 18 August 2004, has been cancelled as there is no business to transact.