Waste Education

2021 Waste Education Workshops

Lithgow City Council is proud to present two FREE online Waste Education workshops being held on 12 October 2021 via zoom

Do one workshop or do them both.

Workshop 1: Living with Less

Less is more: why we need minimalism in our lives. The ABC of decluttering, organising and sustainable living. Participants will learn the basics of how to tackle clutter and what to do with the oversupply.

Tuesday 12 October 10.00am – 11.10 am

To register click this link : https://livingwithless_lithgowcouncil.eventbrite.com.au

Workshop 2: Meal Planning and Avoid Food Waste

The need for information around meal planning, cooking with leftovers, responsible disposal and avoiding shopping has risen since isolation, shopping restrictions and more time at home.

Tuesday 12 October 12.30 pm – 1.40 pm

To register click this link : https://menuplanning_lithgowcouncil.eventbrite.com.au

Get Grubby and Thrive

Lithgow City Council is proud to present the 2021 Primary School Art Competition

We want to know how you ‘Get Grubby’ to help the planet and reduce waste.

Create an original drawing that shows how you do your bit for the planet

Entries close 17 September 2021. Download the flyer below for more details including terms and conditions.

2020 Winners

Lithgow City Council is proud to present the results of our first ‘We Are Waste Wise’ Primary School Art Competition in 2020.

The theme for the competition was ‘Our Place Our Future’ and students were asked to draw a picture about what they think is special about their local environment. The entries were fabulous!

114 entries were received covering a wide range of environmental themes and local landmarks including the Blast Furnace, Queen Elizabeth Park, Lake Lyell, Lithgow Railway Bridge, Wollemi Pine and more.

It was a tough decision for the judges to pick the winning pictures.  See the link below to view the winning pictures and the talented winners and finalists.

Tyler Glover from Lithgow Public School
took out the Overall Winner prize with his colourful picture of the Blast Furnace.

Molly Lambert from Meadow Flat Public School
was Runner Up with her beautifully detailed picture of a koala in nature.

Braxton Burgess from Lithgow Public School
won the Encouragement Award   for his striking picture of the Wollemi Pine

Mikayla Johnson from Cooerwull School
won the Best Local Landscape/Landmark with her eye catching picture of Queen Elizabeth Park.

Finalists were:

Nellie Griffiths and Rhys Callaghan (Portland Central School)

Niamh Jenkins (Hampton Public School)

Kayleigh Northey, HollyParker, Kaira Hughes, Natalia Melnyk, Jayden Judson and Isaac Beckett (Cooerwull Public School)

Thank you teachers and students for your efforts in celebrating ‘Our Place’ Lithgow LGA.