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Waste Management Initiatives

Free Garden Mulch Available

Residents and ratepayers can get trailer loads of garden mulch for free at Penola and Millicent subject to availability. 

This organic material is a natural product made from the garden waste dropped off at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre from Wattle Range residents and businesses. The mulch available does not meet industry standards for a saleable mulch product and is therefore available at no cost.

Those taking advantage of the opportunity will need to bring a tarpaulin and suitable rope to secure the load before exiting the site. A disclaimer will also need to be signed prior to collection.

As the organic material may contain plant seed, sharp and splintery objects, dusts and allergens, Council strongly recommends the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when handling this material. PPE should include heavy duty gloves, long sleeved shirt and pants, safety glasses and dust mask or other respiratory aids.

2018 Community Mulch Days

Free mulch for Wattle Range Council residents and community groups

Open 10am – 2pm 
Bring a trailer and a tarpaulin to cover your load.

Millicent Saleyards
(2nd Sunday of the month)

Sunday 15 April
Sunday 13 May
Sunday 10 June
Sunday 8 July
Sunday 12 August
Sunday 9 September
Sunday 14 October
Sunday 11 November

Tower Road Waste Facility, Penola
(4th Sunday of every second month)

Sunday 22 April
Sunday 24 June
Sunday 26 August
Sunday 28 October

2018 Mulch Day Flyer(102 kb)


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