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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Important notice

To help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) we have postponed all face to face meetings and events. This decision has not been made lightly, but we are dealing with unprecedented circumstances that require us all to maintain the strictest social ...

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Transforming recycling in Victoria

The Victorian Government will invest $129 million to transform recycling and support local councils to roll out the new system from 2021. Victoria will have a container deposit scheme and households will get a new fourth bin, as part of a ...

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NevRwaste News

Know Your Recycling Campaign

Sustainability Victoria’s Know Your Recycling campaign encourages Victorians to keep the top five contaminants out of their recycling bin – bagged recycling, soft plastics, expanded polystyrene, food waste, and clothing and other textiles. The community’s interest in the campaign has seen a huge increase in traffic to the Know Your Recycling website where you can…

ResourceSmart School Awards

2020 finalists announced With the upcoming ResourceSmart School awards for 2020 there are two Hume schools in the region who have made the finalist list this year. Congratulations to Tatura Primary School and Wooragee  Primary School on their nominations. Tatura Primary School are a finalist in the Curriculum Leadership School of the Year section, and…

North East Councils and Alpine Resorts Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Waste Management Facilities’ Members of the community are able to attend waste management facilities, provided they strictly adhere to physical distancing requirements. Resource recovery centres and landfills across the North East region remain open. You may use these facilities if you believe your trip is essential. Under the Victorian Government’s public health directions, access to…

Grant Opportunity – Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund

Expressions of interest are now open for the following Sustainability Victoria grants: Hazardous waste (solvent) grants- $11.5M is available for infrastructure projects that can improve the recycling of solvents from liquid hazardous waste. Materials (paper and cardboard, plastic, glass) grants– $28M is available f for infrastructure projects to improve the recycling or reprocessing of paper…