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Upcoming Wangaratta School Environment Day

Waste, water, energy, biodiversity, sustainable living, floods, fire and aboriginal art will all be among the topics of a major environmental education event coming up in Wangaratta. Around 180 grade 5 students from the Wangaratta area will attend the North East ...

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Better Bag Habits Campaign

"Bag, Wallet, Keys and Phone" Did you know? In the past, Australians have used up to 10 million plastic bags every day – an astonishing 4 billion every year. Of these, approximately 150 million end up in our oceans and waterways, contributing ...

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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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Upcoming Wangaratta School Environment Day

Waste, water, energy, biodiversity, sustainable living, floods, fire and aboriginal art will all be among the topics of a major environmental education event coming up in Wangaratta. Around 180 grade 5 students from the Wangaratta area will attend the North East School Environment Day at the BARR RESERVE COMMUNITY CENTRE, Park Lane, in Wangaratta, on…

Better Bag Habits Campaign

“Bag, Wallet, Keys and Phone” Did you know? In the past, Australians have used up to 10 million plastic bags every day – an astonishing 4 billion every year. Of these, approximately 150 million end up in our oceans and waterways, contributing to an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped into the ocean every…

Don’t waste Mt Stirling

Larry the Lyrebird inspires less litter in Victoria’s beautiful alpine region. Well done Mt Buller Mt Stirling on the success of  your “Don’t Waste Mt Stirling” project in reducing litter in remote locations on Mt Stirling. Read about Larry the Lyrebird in action HERE For further information please contact: Tom Kelly, Environmenta​l Officer/Mt Stirling Ski…

Waste and Resource Recovery Investment

The North West WRRG congratulates the following Councils on their success with receiving funding support under the Sustainability Victoria Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund.   Grant recipient: Benalla Rural City Council Project description: A best-practice resource recovery transfer station will be built at a council’s landfill site, significantly improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Benalla…