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Keep Australia Beautiful: Australia’s 7-Day Plastic Pledge

Australia’s 7-Day Plastic Pledge |16-22 August, 2021 Our beautiful country needs help to protect its biodiversity. Plastic that ends up in nature can take up to 500 years to decompose and can harm animals that ingest it. This year, we’re putting plastic ...

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Keep Australia Beautiful: Australia’s 7-Day Plastic Pledge

Australia’s 7-Day Plastic Pledge |16-22 August, 2021 Our beautiful country needs help to protect its biodiversity. Plastic that ends up in nature can take up to 500 years to decompose and can harm animals that ingest it. This year, we’re putting plastic in the spotlight as we pledge to refuse plastic to prevent it from…

Recycled household waste builds noise walls

Recycled household waste builds noise walls  Noise walls made from 75% recycled plastic have been erected along the new Mordialloc Freeway. Delivered by Major Roads Projects Victoria (MRPV), the revolutionary panels use 570 tonnes of plastic waste – equivalent to kerbside plastic waste collected from 25,000 Victorian households in a year. Ecologiq Director Tony Aloisio…

Premier’s Sustainability Awards

Premier’s Sustainability Awards – Entries now open!   Sustainability Victoria is proud to announce that entries for The Premier’s Sustainability Awards, Victoria’s prestigious annual sustainability awards program, are now officially open. Now in its nineteenth year, the Premier’s Sustainability Awards celebrates trailblazers who are contributing to Victoria’s transformation to a circular economy and leading the transition to net zero…

Overview – New Environment Protection laws from 1 July 2021

The amended Environment Protection Act 2017 (the Act) comes into effect on 1 July 2021 and is the most significant reform to the state’s environment protection laws and regulations in the 50 years of EPA’s existence. The new laws will provide the EPA with increased powers to prevent harm to public health and the environment…