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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. CHOOSE TO REFUSE - ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE The plastic bottles, bags and takeaway containers that we use just for a ...

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The North East Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan

A plan to meet the region’s waste and resource recovery needs The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, has recently announced the approval of the plan on July 6, 2017. The final north east waste and ...

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Round 3 Grants – Applications Open

Round 3 of the Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund is now open! Round 3 Grants – Applications Open Round 3 has up to $3 million available for infrastructure grants. Projects located in and servicing Victoria can apply for between $40,000 and $500,000 in funding for infrastructure development. Infrastructure can be for collection, sorting or processing. Round…

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. CHOOSE TO REFUSE – ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE The plastic bottles, bags and takeaway containers that we use just for a few minutes use a material that is designed to last forever. Choose to…

Tallangatta SED 2018 Report

The Tallangatta Student Environment Day was held at the Tallangatta Showgrounds on May 3rd for 144 students from the Towong Shire, involving Mitta Mitta, Kiewa Valley, Talgarno, Tallangatta, St. Michael’s, Eskdale and Upper Sandy Creek schools as well as some home-schooled students. Students came together to learn about different aspects of the environment from local…

Don’t Bag It: Say no to plastic bags campaign

It’s time for our community to take action on single use plastic. The Rural City of Wangaratta has launched its new campaign “Don’t Bag It: Say no to plastic bags” this month. The campaign is supported by Sustainability Victoria’s Improving Resource Recovery Program. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the problems with single use…