Category Archives: General

Detox your Home is coming to Wangaratta & Beechworth on 31 August 2019

Detox Your Home Returns again! 1446 kg of household chemicals were safely collected from 63 householders at the Wangaratta Detox Your Home event in 2018/19! Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy‑to‑use service to dispose of common household chemicals without harming your health or the environment. Do the right thing for your loved…

Detox your Home – Household Chemical Collection Program

Do you need to safely dispose of unwanted, highly toxic household chemicals? Household chemicals can be dangerous – they can harm your family and your pets, add extra fuel to a house fire, release toxic fumes and pollute the environment for future generations. Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose…

World Environment Day – 5 June

“Air pollution”, the theme for World Environment Day 2019, is a call to action to combat one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time. Chosen by this year’s host, China, the theme of World Environment Day 2019 invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the…

Appointment of Executive Officer for NEWRRG

As Chairperson of the Board of North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group (North East WRRG) I am pleased to advise that following a recruitment process, Kristy Kay has been appointed as the Executive Officer for North East WRRG. Kristy has extensive local government experience and is passionate about good governance and project delivery that…