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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

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…