NevRwaste News

Drop off your unwanted PAINT for free!

Paintback is coming to Bunnings Warehouse Wangaratta Trade and DIY Painters Drop off your unwanted paint for free at the Paintback Pop-up event being held in the Bunnings Warehouse Wangaratta carpark on Saturday December 1. From 7am until 4pm, you can dispose of your unwanted architectural and decorative paint and packaging for free.

Detox Your Home locations and registration

A safe, free service to dispose of toxic, unwanted household chemicals. The Detox your home program – delivered by Sustainability Victoria in collaboration with local councils – recovers and diverts these toxic chemicals from landfill. Below are two local collection points in the North East region and dates for the disposal of toxic household chemicals…

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…