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 landfill and lift the amount of material not going to landfill from 35 per cent to 55 per cent.
Government funding: $440,000
Total project cost:
$900,000

 

Grant recipient: Towong Shire

Project description: Towong Shire is upgrading Corryong’s resource recovery centre and Tallangatta’s transfer station, diverting up to 30 per cent of priority materials like rigid and soft plastics, e-waste, glass, timber and cardboard from landfill. Towong Shire will also establish two resale shops, public access to recycling skips at Corryong and improve storage capacity at each site.
Government funding: $40,000
Total project cost:
$480,000

 

Grant recipient: Wangaratta Rural City Council

Project description: A new organics processing facility will be built at the Bowser East landfill which will be capable of processing up to 12,000 tonnes of material each year.
Government funding: $500,000
Total project cost:
$3.58m