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Victoria bans single use plastics

Victoria will ban specific single use plastics, such as straws, cutlery, plates and cotton buds by 2023 in an effort to reduce plastic pollution. Single use plastics make up a third of our litter, are used only briefly, and cause long-term ...

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Do you want to stay up to date with the latest news from Sustainability Victoria? Sustainability Victoria has a variety of newsletters covering a range of current topics, see below: Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre (CEBIC) Detox your Home updates Going Circular Grant and Funding Alert Premier’s Sustainability Awards updates ResourceSmart Schools News Sustainability in…

Upcoming EPA webinars – Your role in protecting the environment and What you need to know about waste

Webinar: your role in protecting the environment EVENT TITLE: The role of industry and business in protecting the environment. DATE & TIME: 26 May 2021 0- 11.30am to 12.30pm. Do you manage a business in Victoria? Environment Protection laws are changing on July 1. Make sure you and your business are ready. Register for EPA’s…

Supporting councils to increase recycled content procurement

Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) has released a report on the barriers and opportunities to support councils with increasing their use of products made from recycled content. The report found 71% of councils https://mwrrg.vic.gov.au/procurement/recycled-content-procurement/ procure products containing recycled content including glass, food and green waste, paper, cardboard, metals, rubber and plastics.

EPA & Local Government: Empowering you as a joint regulator

On Wednesday 5 May from 10.30 am to 12.15 pm, EPA Victoria is hosting an important online event to provide local government with the necessary tools and information to help fulfil their role as joint regulator. Victoria’s new environment protection legislation will commence on 1 July 2021. This is the most significant reform to our state’s environment…