Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW Excellence in Environment Awards 2011-2012

Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW Excellence in Environment Awards 2011-2012

This year's event was held at Darling Harbour and the awards presented by the Hon Robyn Parker, MP, Minister for the Environment, and Minister for Heritage. The Winner of Division C and Overall Winner was the City of Sydney for the Northcott Community Sharps Management Project. The City of Sydney partnered with Housing NSW, NSW Land and Housing Corporation, SESLHD and Northcott residents to deliver a pilot project for managing community sharps waste in a high-rise social housing precinct. The project partners recognised safe sharps disposal as both a health issue and waste management issue. The awards were accepted by Eve Jennings from City of Sydney.

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