1st Thursday in January 2016

7 Jan


Peter arranged for a HOUSEHOLD CLEAN-UP SERVICE by Wollongong Council for Friday, 15th of January 2016. All items for disposal have to be out at the kerbsite by 6 am that day, but not more than 24 hours before. All recyclable items (like TVs, computers and mattresses) to be placed in a separate pile.

There are ten units (villas) in our complex. We had not asked for a clean-up service for quite some time. I expect, a lot of things are going to be thrown out. In our house more and more stuff is being piled up to go out for the clean-up day which is now only one week away.


8 Responses to “1st Thursday in January 2016”

  1. catterel January 7, 2016 at 9:46 am #

    That’s a great idea – sadly not practised here. I remember when I lived in Germany how useful the Sperrmüll day was – and how many items disappeared before the official truck arrived. Many people threw stuff out that others carried off in delight – better than a yard sale!

    • berlioz1935 January 7, 2016 at 2:31 pm #

      It seems to be the same here. Some people must be patrolling the streets. I have a pushbike that I will put out but do not expect it to be there for long.

      • catterel January 7, 2016 at 8:41 pm #

        One man’s junk is another man’s treasure 🙂

      • auntyuta January 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm #

        For us, Cat, the call is: Reduce, reduce, reduce! 🙂

  2. giselzitrone January 7, 2016 at 9:38 pm #

    Einen lieben Gruß mal liebe Ute wünsche dir einen schönen Tag lieber Gruß von mir und Umarmung Gislinde

    • auntyuta January 8, 2016 at 6:15 pm #

      Danke, liebe Gislinde. Ich hoffe, es geht dir gut, Gruss und Umarmung,
      Uta 🙂

  3. elizabeth2560 January 8, 2016 at 1:11 pm #

    Great idea. Good luck with getting rid of all that stuff (I am in that process too, although don’t have the luxury of the clean-up day as I live in a rural area).

    • auntyuta January 8, 2016 at 6:23 pm #

      We have to do it slowly, bit by bit, Elizabeth. The clean-up day is only the beginning. All our rooms need painting. C & M offered to do this for us. Yes, we all need good luck. 🙂

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