Category Archives: General

E-waste Update

E-waste (electronic waste) is growing up to three times faster than general municipal waste in Australia. It covers a range of items we all use and discard from our daily working and home lives, including televisions, computers, mobile phones, kitchen appliances and white goods. These items contain both hazardous and valuable materials that can be…

Sustainable Cities 2018 Awards NOW OPEN

Sustainable Cities Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable City Awards recognise and celebrate positive actions taken by communities in urban areas to protect and enhance their local environments. They encompass initiatives as diverse as litter prevention, recycling, protection of the environment, preserving heritage, community action and leadership and environmental sustainability programs.            …

Clean Up Australia Day

Schools Clean Up Day on Friday 2nd March 2018 is an opportunity to ensure our schools offer a learning environment in which its students can be proud of themselves, their achievements and their schools as well as their communities. Take advantage of Cool Australia’s great array of Clean Up Australia lesson plans and student worksheets…

Appointment of Executive Officer for NEWRRG

As Chairperson of the Board of North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group (NEWRRG) I am very pleased to announce that after an intensive recruitment process, Cydoni Edwards has been appointed as the Executive Officer for NEWRRG. Cydoni brings to the role extensive experience in the waste management sector in Victoria.  She has worked for…