Get rebates of up to $50 on reusable cloth nappies or sanitary products.
Sutherland Shire residents can claim a 50% rebate (up to $50 per household) on the purchase of reusable nappies, making it more afforable for you to try this eco-friendly reusable option.
Reusable products may cost a little more up-front, but in the long term they can save you more than $1,000 a year! Council rebates are provided to help reduce the upfront costs of reusable options, allowing you to reduce your waste to landfill by shifting from disposable, single-use products.
Surprisingly, nappies are among the largest contributor to household garbage waste in the Sutherland Shire, with audits showing that by weight, these products make up 9% of the material collected through the red-lidded general waste bin.
Did you know that the average person who has periods uses 10,000 - 12,000 disposable menstrual products over their lifetime? Absorbent hygiene wastes are among the largest contributors to household waste in the Sutherland Shire, making up 9% of the material collected through the red-lidded general waste bin.