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Amended Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan

Consultation on amendment to State Waste Plan Victorians can have their say on amendments to Victoria's 30-year plan to manage waste and resource recovery infrastructure. The Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP) has been updated to align with the seven ...

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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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Clean Up Australia Day

Schools Clean Up Day on Friday 2nd March 2018 is an opportunity to ensure our schools offer a learning environment in which its students can be proud of themselves, their achievements and their schools as well as their communities. Take advantage of Cool Australia’s great array of Clean Up Australia lesson plans and student worksheets…

Appointment of Executive Officer for NEWRRG

As Chairperson of the Board of North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group (NEWRRG) I am very pleased to announce that after an intensive recruitment process, Cydoni Edwards has been appointed as the Executive Officer for NEWRRG. Cydoni brings to the role extensive experience in the waste management sector in Victoria.  She has worked for…

The effect of FOGO

Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) It is great to see the impact of the organics program through sections of the North East region. In 2014 with the introduction of FOGO organics collected increased from 3,644 tonnes to 14,092 tonnes annually. The impact was that residual waste dropped from 29,628 tonnes to 19,404 tonnes. Other municipalities…

Acting Executive Officer News

Annual Report The Annual Report has been approved.  This has been published onto the web and is available here. Recruitment of Executive Officer The recruitment of the on-going Executive Officer is well underway. Interviews have been held with a view to the new appointment, once that decision has been made and confirmed, commencing in early…