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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

Don’t Bag It: Say no to plastic bags campaign

It’s time for our community to take action on single use plastic. The Rural City of Wangaratta has launched its new campaign “Don’t Bag It: Say no to plastic bags” this month. The campaign is supported by Sustainability Victoria’s Improving Resource Recovery Program. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the problems with single use…

International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week Australia Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future Sunday 6 May – Saturday 12 May 2018 International Compost Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of compost, a valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products. We can…

2018 North East WRRG – Local Government Waste Forum Tour

On the 22 and 23 March 2018 a group of 20 Local Government representatives attended the North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group’s annual waste and resource recovery tour. Attendees included: North East WRRG staff and Board Directors, Forum representatives, Councillors and waste officers. It was a big two days with the group touring nine…

News from ResourceSmart

To date 2018 has proven to be a very busy start for ResourceSmart in the North East region, with some new schools signing up and a number of schools doing Waste Audits and planning ways to improve on their waste management and smarter use of resources.  Some of the major goals being embarked on by…