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LGWF Tours FoodShare Wodonga

“We Rescue Food - We Share Food - We Empower People” Peter Matthew, Manager, Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare gave the Local Government Waste Forum an onsite tour of the facility in Wodonga on 19 July 2018. FoodShare was established in 2012, ...

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018

                    Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018 will take place from Monday, 20 August to Sunday, 26 August, and will focus on marine litter. Keep Australia Beautiful Week is held late August each year, to raise awareness about the simple things we can ...

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. CHOOSE TO REFUSE - ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE The plastic bottles, bags and takeaway containers that we use just for a ...

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The North East Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan

A plan to meet the region’s waste and resource recovery needs The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, has recently announced the approval of the plan on July 6, 2017. The final north east waste and ...

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NevRwaste News

Garage Sale Trail – Sat 20 & Sun 21 Oct 2018!

“Choose To Reuse” Garage Sale Trail is a free festival of over 16,100 garage sales that happens in communities across Australia annually. SAVE THE DATE! The next Garage Sale Trail is taking place on Saturday 20 October and Sunday 21 October 2018. The following local Councils are participating in Garage Sale Trail 2018: – City…

Round 3 Grants – Applications Open

Round 3 of the Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund is now open! Round 3 Grants – Applications Open Round 3 has up to $3 million available for infrastructure grants. Projects located in and servicing Victoria can apply for between $40,000 and $500,000 in funding for infrastructure development. Infrastructure can be for collection, sorting or processing. Round…

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. CHOOSE TO REFUSE – ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE The plastic bottles, bags and takeaway containers that we use just for a few minutes use a material that is designed to last forever. Choose to…

Tallangatta SED 2018 Report

The Tallangatta Student Environment Day was held at the Tallangatta Showgrounds on May 3rd for 144 students from the Towong Shire, involving Mitta Mitta, Kiewa Valley, Talgarno, Tallangatta, St. Michael’s, Eskdale and Upper Sandy Creek schools as well as some home-schooled students. Students came together to learn about different aspects of the environment from local…