Category Archives: Recycling

New PPR systems soon to arrive in the North East

50 new waste and recycling bin dual enclosures for council streetscapes and 20 special snow line waste and recycling bin stations for alpine resort areas are soon to be installed throughout north east Victoria this September. The new systems have been manufactured by Draffin Street Furniture and are expected to be dispatched by mid-August 2016….

Doing the right thing just got easier, new away from home recycling bins for North East Victoria

The North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group (NEWRRG) was recently awarded $75,000 of funding from the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) for the roll out of new public place recycling bin systems in North East Victoria. Approximately 50 new waste and recycling bin dual enclosures for council streetscapes and 20 special snow line waste and…

What happens to your kerbside bins once emptied?

Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling bin after you wheel it out to the kerb waiting for it to be emptied? Click on the image below to watch a short 3 minute video of the journey of your recycling bin from the kerbside once the recycling truck has picked it up.  …

Public Place Recycling….Is it working?

The new public place recycling and waste systems which were installed in 2013 throughout North East of Victoria have recently been audited.  While it is predicted the new systems will divert around 62 additional tonnes of recyclables from landfill each year, the audits will provide much needed data to determine what is exactly occurring with…