Category Archives: Recycling

TAKE YOUR E-WASTE TO A BETTER PLACE

Sustainability Victoria is building a network of e-waste recycling centres so you can take your e-waste to a better place. We’re banning e-waste to protect our environment and collect valuable materials for recycling and re-use. E-waste contains valuable materials that should be kept from landfill. To read further information CLICK HERE or contact your local…

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…

National Recycling Week – 13 to 19 November 2017

What Goes Around: Why Buying Recycled Matters There are lots of ways you can get involved in National Recycling Week at work, school and the home. Explore this year theme “What Goes Around: Why Buying Recycled Matter”. Planet Ark founded National Recycling Week in November 1996 to bring a national focus to the environmental benefits…

Regional bin audits reveal households send less rubbish to landfill

The introduction of the third green organics bin in four of the seven Councils throughout North East Victoria show that householders in the region are now diverting half the waste which was previously sent to landfill each year. North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group coordinated audit of kerbside bins throughout the region earlier this…