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Local government partners

Introduction

The Environment Protection Authority is working in partnership with local government to deliver the Love Food Hate Waste program across NSW.

Our Love Food Hate Waste local government partners are committed to reducing the amount of good food that is being sent to landfill in NSW by providing the community with practical and easy tips to reduce food waste.

If you would like to become a registered partner, please complete the online partnership application form or email info@lovefoodhatewaste.nsw.gov.au

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Local government partner list

Albury City Council

Albury City Council has a population of approximately 50,000 and is located on the Murray River on the southern point of NSW. Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through a link on Albury's website and provide posters to schools within the municipality. Council looks forward to working with OEH on this initiative.

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Ashfield Council

Ashfield Council has a population of over 40,000 and is located in Sydney's inner west. The Council has promoted Love Food Hate Waste through its Eco Challenge program and Sustainable Shopping Guide. Love Food Hate Waste will build on other 'Eating Sustainably' education initiatives undertaken by the Council.

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Auburn City Council

Auburn City Council promoted the Love Food Hate Waste program at the Auburn Festival in September 2011. The council is exploring opportunities to conduct joint cooking and waste reduction workshops. The Council dedicated the December month of its 2012 annual calendar to Love Food Hate Waste.

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Ballina Shire Council

Ballina Shire Council is located in the Northern Rivers of the Far North Coast of NSW with a population of 40,000. Ballina Shire Council will promote the Love Food Hate Waste program and encourage residents to reduce food waste through its website, eNews, community notices in the local paper and at events.

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Bathurst Regional Council

Bathurst is a regional city located west of Sydney with a growing population of approximately 40,000 residents.

Bathurst Council is encouraging local residents to 'Love Food and Hate Waste' through promoting the program in their rate payer's newsletter, on the website and at community events.

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Bega Valley Shire Council

Bega Valley Shire Council launched its Love Food Hate Waste campaign in October 2010. The event provided practical tips on how to save time, money, reduce your environmental impact and food waste.

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Bankstown Council

Bankstown is home to almost 189,000 people, with 32 per cent of residents speaking community languages. The Love Food Hate Waste program includes a display at 'Bankstown Bites Food Festival' and a 'Community Kitchen' workshop series, held in conjunction with Clinical Support Division targeted at Arabic and Vietnamese speaking residents.

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Blue Mountains City Council

Blue Mountains City Council will feature Love Food Hate Waste periodically on the council’s home page and in the weekly Resource Recovery advertisements in the Blue Mountains Gazette. The Council will use some of the statistics and resources in the Blue Mountains City Council’s Eco Choices workshop series.

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Burwood Council

Burwood Council has a population of approximately 32,000 and is located in Sydney's Inner West. Council will promote the Love Food Hate Waste program on their website, through Council's newsletters and in Council's Customer Services foyer. Council encourages all residents to visit the website and read the newsletter.

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Camden Council

Camden Council is located 60kms south west of Sydney. They will promote Love Food Hate Waste through multiple media channels such as on Council's website, in local papers and newsletters. Camden Council will also run training workshops, blog workshops and trivia events that will teach their community food waste avoidance behaviours.

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City of Botany Bay Council

The City of Botany Bay Council is committed to raising awareness about the issue of food waste through their education programs. The City of Botany Bay Council aims to instil a greater appreciation of the life cycle of food and an understanding of food waste throughout the community.

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City of Canada Bay

The City of Canada Bay is situated in Sydney's Inner West. It has a population of 76,000 and covers 19.8 km2. Council will be promoting the Love Food Hate Waste program through their online Sustainable Living e-zine, Treading Lightly workshop program and Community Festivals such as Ferragosto and Concord Street Fair.

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Canterbury City Council

Canterbury City Council encouraged local school students to create posters for this year’s environment theme: Love Food Hate Waste. They also ran the Love Food Hate Waste program last summer and promoted it in the Summer Newsletter 2010 and Autumn Newsletter 2011.

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Cessnock City Council

Cessnock Council has a population of 50,000 and is located in the Hunter Valley of NSW. Council encourages everyone to take steps to reduce their food waste. Love Food Hate Waste will be promoted through our schools and community newsletters, libraries, offices and our community groups.

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Cooma Monaro Shire Council

The Cooma-Monaro region continues to develop as the economic growth and lifestyle centre of the region. The Council is committed to waste recovery, diversion and minimisation from landfill and will promote Love Food Hate Waste through Council's newsletters, local community events and media.

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Fairfield City Council

Fairfield City Council plans to provide information on I Sustain website; promote Love Food Hate Waste through festival and fairs such as the Bring it on Festival and The Moon Festival; integrate program into I Sustain workshop series delivered to the community and in the workplace to raise awareness about food and food waste.

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Forbes Shire Council

Forbes Shire Council is dedicated to promoting the Love Food Hate Waste program and to help households save food and money, and to raise awareness of the environmental and economic impacts of food waste.

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Glen Innes Severn Council

Glen Innes Severn Council is located in north-west New South Wales and has a population of 9,000. Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste (LFHW) through newsletters, its website, media releases and the council display at the Glen Innes Agricultural Show. Council encourages residents to visit the LFHW website.

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Gosford City Council

Gosford City Council has a population of 168,188 and is located north of Sydney on the NSW Central Coast. Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste on their website and through council's newsletters and at events such as the Springtime Flora Festival and the Green Living Fair.

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Goulburn Mulwaree Council

Goulburn Mulwaree Council is located in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. Council will feature Love Food Hate Waste in their waste education and communications activities such as their composting and worm farm workshops and regional events. Love Food Hate Waste will also be incorporated into council's green waste collection system.

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Shire of Gunnedah

Gunnedah Shire Council is located in the north-west of NSW. Council plans to deliver education initiatives to the local community on planning, buying and storing food to avoid food waste.

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Gwydir Shire Council

Located in the New England Region of New South Wales the Gwydir Shire is home to over 5,500 people. The Gwydir Shire Council is committed to the Love Food Hate Waste program, they will provide the community with the education, encouragement and resources to achieve positive outcomes in the reduction of food waste and food entering our landfills.

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Hawkesbury City Council

Located in the Hawkesbury River Valley, Hawkesbury City Council is promoting Love Food Hate Waste through Council's website, information brochures available at Council's Buildings, workshops and community events, through Council newsletters, media releases and on Council's Staff Intranet. Reducing food waste will also be the focus of their Business Waste Reduction Program.

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The Hills Shire Council

The Hills Shire Council has a population of 176,000 and is located in Sydney's north west. The Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through Council's Website, Rethink Your Waste – Hills Kitchen Rocks Seminars, promotional materials and presentations. Council encourages everyone to participate in local events and discover ways to avoid food waste.

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Holroyd City Council

Holroyd City Council is a diverse community located in Sydney's western suburbs. To support the LFHW program Council will conduct composting workshops, an education evening/Tupperware party (for charity), and will develop a book focused on reducing food waste. Love Food Hate Waste will be promoted in local media, at community events and on Council's website.

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Hornsby Shire Council

Hornsby Shire Council is located in Sydney's northern suburbs with a population of approximately 150,000 residents. The Love Food Hate Waste program will build on Hornsby's many environmental initiatives available to assist residents in becoming more sustainable. Council is promoting LFHW via its web page and through its new schools program.

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Hunter's Hill Council

Hunter's Hill Council is a beautiful leafy suburb surrounded by the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers. Newsletters and local festivals will be used to promote Love Food Hate Waste. Council will promote this initiative through workshops, including cooking demonstrations, kitchen gardening, worm farming, composting and shopping centre displays. Visit Council's website to find out more.

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Inverell Shire Council

Located in the Northern Tablelands, Inverell Shire has a thriving population of 16, 075. Inverell Shire Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through Council's website, information brochures available at Council's Administration Centre and through media releases, including social media.

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Kiama Municipal Council

With a population of 20,000, Kiama Municipal Council is located in the Illawarra 120kms south of Sydney. Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through its composting workshops, newsletters and website. The impacts of food waste and ways to reduce waste and save money will also be conveyed during the upcoming food organics trial.

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Kogarah City Council

At Kogarah City Council we will promote the Love Food Hate Waste program through providing tips and tricks to residents, having a regular feature in the local Council newsletter, providing information on the Council website, providing Bokashi Buckets and including information in Council’s internal staff Health and Well Being Program.

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Lake Macquarie City Council

Lake Macquarie City Council has a population fast approaching 200,000 and is located approximately 90 minutes north of Sydney. The Council has a commitment to reducing waste across the city, particularly organic waste. The Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through our waste awareness activities, sustainable living workshops, existing relevant community channels, council newsletters and other media channels.

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Lane Cove Council

Lane Cove Council is committed to reducing food waste as part of our overall waste reduction strategy. We will encourage residents to send in their best recipe ideas using leftovers and promote these through our website and Council publications.

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Lismore City Council

Lismore City Council has a population of 43,000 and is located on the far North Coast of New South Wales. The Council will promote the Love Food Hate Waste program linking in with promotion of the kerbside food organics collection. This will include advertising in the local media and displays at events.

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Lord Howe Island Board

The Lord Howe Island Board is committed to assisting residents and businesses on Lord Howe Island to reduce their food waste. They will promote Love Food Hate Waste to businesses and their staff on the island.

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Maitland City Council

Maitland City Council is located in the Lower Hunter region. Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through Council's website, through information brochures available at Council's Administration Building, libraries and community events. Council encourages the community to reduce the amount of food waste generated and to encourage sustainable food buying.

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Manly Council

Manly Council is located in Sydney's Northern Beaches and has a population of 37,000.

Love Food Hate Waste messages will be promoted at community events such as the Food, Wine & Sustainability Fair and Ocean Care Day as well as at community workshops on composting and waste minimisation.

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Marrickville Council

Marrickville Council is committed to reducing the amount of organic waste in residents' bins and supports the Zero Waste Principle. In collaboration with Alfalfa House, Marrickville Council supported the creation of a prominent public mural portraying seasonal changes in food production and the journey of food from paddock to plate.

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Midwaste Voluntary Regional Waste Group

Midwaste is the forum made up of representatives from eight member Councils located on the Mid North Coast of NSW, whose focus is regional co-operation in waste management and waste minimisation. Midwaste aims to promote Love Food Hate Waste at events throughout the region.

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Mosman Municipal Council

The community of Mosman continues to take steps towards creating a sustainable local community through waste avoidance. Our Love Food Hate Waste programs include Smart Shopping at Mosman Village Markets, and Mosman Sustainable Business Champions Program. View our website for tips and ideas on how to avoid waste in your household or business.

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NetWaste

NetWaste is a voluntary waste group sponsored by the Office of Environment and Heritage and comprises 28 councils, covering an area of 412,308 square kilometres and supporting more than 380,000 people. NetWaste will promote Love Food Hate Waste via its community newsletter, ongoing environmental education programs in schools/community groups and our website.

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The City of Newcastle

The City of Newcastle is responsible for looking after public facilities and providing community services to the 140,000 residents of Newcastle. The City of Newcastle, in partnership with the Hunter Waste Education Group, promotes the sustainability and waste reduction principles of Love Food Hate Waste through its website, school's newsletter, class presentations and community education activities.

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Northern Inland Regional Waste

Northern Inland Regional Waste (NIRW) is a voluntary local government networking group to specifically address waste management issues on a regional level. The group's membership consists of 13 Local Government Councils in the North West and New England regions of New South Wales. NIRW will promote Love Food Hate Waste through local events and through regional education programs.

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City of Ryde

City of Ryde has an area of 40.651 km2 and lies in the central northern part of the Sydney Metropolitan area, approximately 12 km from the centre of Sydney. City of Ryde will promote Love Food Hate Waste through promotions at its Granny Smith Festival, Macquarie University, and through the 'CityView' newsletter.

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North East Waste Forum

The North East Waste Forum (NEWF) is a regional waste group that comprises northern NSW councils; Ballina, Byron, Clarence Valley, Richmond Valley and Tweed Shire Council. The NEWF will incorporate the Love Food Hate Waste program into our education projects, such as the mobile education unit - The Green House - and Business Waste Reduction project.

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Oberon Council

Oberon Council is located in the central table lands of New South Wales and has a population of nearly 2,500. Council will run a series of Love Food Hate Waste workshops during their War on Waste initiative which will be held in August 2014. A collection of Lover Food Hate Waste materials will be made available in the Council's library.

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Orange City Council

Orange City Council will display posters, brochures, banners and recipe cards in the foyer of Council and City Library. Council will also continue with media releases to promote the program. Council will also promote at the 'Taste Orange @ Bondi' Sydney promotional campaign where local Orange food and wine is showcased.

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Palerang Council

Palerang Council is located between the Australian Capital Territory and the NSW South Coast. Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste by an essay-writing competition for adults and children with the aim of increasing household understanding of how to reduce food waste. This will be an effective way of promoting discussion of Love Food Hate Waste.

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Penrith City Council

Penrith City Council is located in Sydney's western suburbs and has a population of over 172,000. The Love Food Hate Waste program will be promoted through Council's website, the Sustainable Penrith blog, the Sustainable Times schools' newsletter and local media releases.

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Pittwater Council

Pittwater Council will create an interactive visual display for the Food and Wine Festival to be held in May 2012 to raise awareness of food waste. Council's education team will offer tips on how families can reduce food waste and save money.

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Randwick City Council

Randwick City Council, in Sydney's eastern suburbs has been integrating food waste education through the Compost Revolution, in collaboration with neighbouring Waverley and Woollahra Councils. In addition LFHW is promoted on the three-Council website, at events, workshops and in educational materials about composting, food sustainability and waste.

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Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation Of Councils (REROC) Waste Forum

REROC is a voluntary association of thirteen general purpose councils and two county councils located in the eastern Riverina region. The REROC Waste Forum will be promoting Love Food Hate Waste during the Garden Smart Workshops and on the Waste Forum website.

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Riverina & Murray Regional Organisation of Councils - Riverina Waste Group

The RAMROC Riverina Waste Group is a collective of seven Councils and focuses on waste reduction and sustainability. An education officer has been engaged to promote Love Food Hate Waste. Additionally a program has been introduced that will see bench top food waste bins given to residents who purchase a compost bin.

Riverina & Murray Regional Organisation of Councils - Riverina Waste Group

Shellharbour City Council

Shellharbour City Council has a population of approximately 65,000 and is located in the Illawarra region. Shellharbour City Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through its website and monthly Earthworks Courses. Council encourages local residents to visit the website and discover ways to reduce their food waste.

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Snowy River Shire Council

Snowy River Shire Council is located on the Southern Tablelands of NSW. They will promote Love Food Hate Waste at their Sustainability Expo and in local newsletters

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South East Resource Recovery Regional Organisation of Councils

SERRROC is a Voluntary Waste Group consisting of 13 Councils in Southern Eastern NSW. SERRROC is actively promoting Love Food Hate Waste through forums, events, newsletters and via its website. The SERRROC region is also very active in promoting composting of household waste, a complementary action of the Love Food Hate Waste campaign.

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Sutherland Shire Council

Sutherland Shire Council is committed to educating and engaging the community on sustainability issues. With approximately 220,000 residents Sutherland Council is committed to providing activities such as workshops, lectures, and other programs related to growing food and reducing waste.

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City of Sydney Council

City of Sydney Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through business, residential and community programs including SAVE, Smart Green Business, Smart Green Apartments, Green Champions and the Green Village Programs. The Council aims to reduce waste by composting food waste on site with three worm farms.

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Southern Councils Group

Southern Councils Group is a voluntary association of Local Government Authorities (Bega Valley, Eurobodalla, Kiama, Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, Wingecarribee and Wollongong) with an approximate population of 508,000. The council will conduct community education workshops on food preparation and waste reduction and a ‘Love Food Hate Waste food waste challenge’ with the community.

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Strathfield Municipal Council

Strathfield Municipal Council has a population of 36,911 residents and is located in the inner west of Sydney. The Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through Council run workshops, the annual Spring Fair and flyers. Council encourages local residents to visit the website and discover ways to reduce food waste and save money.

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Uralla Shire Council

Uralla Shire Council is a small council in the New England Northern Tablelands. Uralla Shire Council is passionate about the environment and working with our community. The Council will promote Love Food Hate Waste through the council's newsletter, our Uralla Community Garden project and through our waste and recycling education strategy.

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City of Wagga Wagga

The City of Wagga Wagga is located in the Riverina region of NSW and has a population of over 60,000 residents. Love Food Hate Waste material is accessible via the Council website and in general information sent to the community. Posters are in Council staff kitchenette areas to encourage staff to reconsider their food habits.

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Walcha Council

The Walcha district is part of the New England Region with an approximate population of 3,000. The council promoted Love Food Hate Waste at the New England Cook-off and at local schools. The council distributed flyers and advertised the program in local newspapers.

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Warringah Council

Warringah Council home to 140,000 residents, promotes Love Food Hate Waste at community events. Huge banners attract residents, who participate in a quiz or play the Loving Leftovers game. The 'Kids in the Kitchen' program is run in libraries and vacation care centres where kids participate and receive an apron and free recipe book.

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Waverley Council

Waverley Council, in Sydney's eastern suburbs, has been integrating food waste education with composting education. All participants in composting workshops learn about food waste issues and are directed to the Love Food Hate Waste website. In addition Love Food Hate Waste is promoted on the website, at events and in educational materials about composting, food sustainability and waste.

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Willoughby City Council

Willoughby City Council has a population of 69,000. Love Food Hate Waste will be promoted through Council's website and at Council events. Community workshops will raise awareness of the scale of food waste, identify savings possible and will demonstrate tasty recipes that can be whipped up using leftovers.

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Wollondilly Shire Council

Wollondilly Shire Council has a population of approximately 42,000 and is located on south west Sydney's rural fringe. The Council has promoted Love Food Hate Waste through a number of sustainability workshops held in mid 2010. Council is also encouraging local residents to visit their website with a link to the Love Food Hate Waste page.

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Wollongong City Council

Wollongong is located on the South Coast of NSW and is home to approximately 198,000 people.

The Council kicked off their Love Food Hate Waste activities in National Recycling Week 2011 with a food cooking demonstration.

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Woollahra Council

Woollahra Council is supporting Love Food Hate Waste by informing residents of the partnership on our website and integrating the program with existing promotions about our food organics collection service.

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Wyong Shire Council

Wyong Shire is located on the northern end of Sydney with an approximate population of 151,000.

The council promoted the Love Food Hate Waste program at a Community Cook-off and at Food Waste Avoidance Workshops with residents.

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