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Garage Sale Trail – Sat 20 & Sun 21 Oct 2018!

“Choose To Reuse” Garage Sale Trail is a free festival of over 16,100 garage sales that happens in communities across Australia annually. SAVE THE DATE! The next Garage Sale Trail is taking place on Saturday 20 October and Sunday 21 October 2018. The following local Councils are participating in Garage Sale Trail 2018: – City…

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…

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…