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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

Waste and Resource Recovery Investment

The North West WRRG congratulates the following Councils on their success with receiving funding support under the Sustainability Victoria Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund.   Grant recipient: Benalla Rural City Council Project description: A best-practice resource recovery transfer station will be built at a council’s landfill site, significantly improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Benalla…

North East WRRG Board Changes

Farewell to outgoing Directors On 31 July 2018 the North East WRRG farewelled three Directors who have served on the Board for the last four years. Appointed by the Minister in 2014, Mr Ray Park, Mr Danny Potter and Dr Timothy Clune contributed a vast range of skills that assisted the establishment of the North…

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, rescuing 900,000kg of food annually. It is the logistical solution to food insecurity in…

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 all do in our…