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New public place recycling systems see great results

The 50 new waste and recycling bin dual enclosures installed throughout the North East in September 2016 are already providing the 2 million visitors and 117,000 residents improved options to recycle and dispose of waste in public places. The new systems ...

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Changes to waste Regulations – beneficial reuse & waste codes

   Amendments to the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009 will come into effect on 7 December 2016. These regulations guide the sustainable management of prescribed industrial waste (PIW), and the changes were designed to ensure clarity and certainty for affected industries. Changes to Beneficial Reuse To ...

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NevRwaste News

Clean up Australia Day 2017

            Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday 5th March 2017 Australians are the second highest producers of waste per person in the world, with an estimated 7 billion cigarette butts and 50 million plastic bags littered in Australia each year. Clean Up Australia Day is fun, easy and everyone can…

2017 Student Environment Days – REGISTRATIONS OPEN

This year the SEED project will coordinate three student environment days targeting grade 5 students in North East Victorian primary schools, dates and venues are listed below. Myrtleford – McNamara Reserve – Thursday 27th April Wodonga – The CUBE – Thursday 10th August Wangaratta – Wareena Park – Thursday 26th October To register for one…

Executive Officer News

The end of the year provides an opportunity to reflect on key achievements of the North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group during 2016.  Updates on these achievements have been included in previous newsletters during the year.  I am pleased to report that the following major projects are now completed and take this opportunity to…

Draft North East Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan approved

The draft North East Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan (Implementation Plan) was approved by the board on 5 December 2016 to be submitted to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. The North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group (North East WRRG) are required to prepare a draft Implementation Plan under section 50B…