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Amended Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan

Consultation on amendment to State Waste Plan Victorians can have their say on amendments to Victoria's 30-year plan to manage waste and resource recovery infrastructure. The Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP) has been updated to align with the seven ...

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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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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle this festive season

With the festive season upon us, it’s a great opportunity to think about how we can incorporate the three R’s, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, into our holiday traditions. Here are some tips on how you can reduce waste in your home. GETTING PREPARED Take your own bags when shopping for gifts. Buy recycled cards, tags…

Local Buffer Support Program

In the face of population and development pressures not everything is kept top of mind.  One area is to provide support and tools to protect buffers around waste and resource recovery facilities. North East WRRG in collaboration with the Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery group is undertaking a study around planning protection of waste and…

Another successful year for Student Environment Days (SED)

The last of our Student Environment Days for 2017 was held at Wangaratta in late October.  It was another successful day in which 11 high caliber hands-on workshops were presented  to around 180 students from 6 schools. It was interesting to note that all the Year 10 Science students from Galen College who presented on…

WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY REVIEW WORKSHOPS

Rural City of Wangaratta are running a series of collaborative workshops to inform residents about the waste management strategy and seek input from the community on a number of key themes that will shape the new strategy. This is a workshop for community members and business owners with an interest in waste and sustainability in…