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Take Your E-waste to a Better Place

There’s a better place for e-waste than your rubbish bin. It’s much better going to a place where we can recover the precious materials to be reused and capture the nasty bits before they can do harm. WHAT IS E-WASTE? If it’s got a plug, battery or cord and is unwanted, it’s e-waste. It could…

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…

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…