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Take Your E-Waste to a Better Place

From 1 July 2019, e-waste will no longer be  accepted in any bin. Visit ewaste.vic.gov.au or contact your local council to find your nearest e-waste drop off point. WHAT IS E-WASTE? E-waste is any item with a plug, battery or cord that is no longer ...

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Detox your Home is coming to Wangaratta & Beechworth on 31 August 2019

Detox Your Home Returns again! 1446 kg of household chemicals were safely collected from 63 householders at the Wangaratta Detox Your Home event in 2018/19! Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy‑to‑use service to dispose of common household chemicals without ...

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NevRwaste News

Detox your Home – Household Chemical Collection Program

Do you need to safely dispose of unwanted, highly toxic household chemicals? Household chemicals can be dangerous – they can harm your family and your pets, add extra fuel to a house fire, release toxic fumes and pollute the environment for future generations. Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose…

National Tree Day – 28 July

National Tree Day, proudly sponsored by Toyota Australia, was co-founded in 1996 by Planet Ark and Olivia Newton-John. It has now grown in to Australia’s largest community tree planting and nature protection event. Planet Ark is asking Australians to help us plant one million new native trees and shrubs across the country. National Tree Day…

World Environment Day – 5 June

“Air pollution”, the theme for World Environment Day 2019, is a call to action to combat one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time. Chosen by this year’s host, China, the theme of World Environment Day 2019 invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the…

Appointment of Executive Officer for NEWRRG

As Chairperson of the Board of North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group (North East WRRG) I am pleased to advise that following a recruitment process, Kristy Kay has been appointed as the Executive Officer for North East WRRG. Kristy has extensive local government experience and is passionate about good governance and project delivery that…