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New Victorian Waste Act and Waste Authority – a proposed model

Victoria’s waste and recycling system has experienced significant market shocks in recent years, highlighting the vulnerability of this essential service relied on by all Victorians. To address these issues and to move towards a more circular economy, the Victorian Government released Recycling Victoria: A new economy in February this year. The policy and action plan…

Detox your home

Detox your home is a safe, free service to dispose of toxic, unwanted household chemicals. COVID-19 and your safety Sustainability Victoria is focused on your health and safety. Detox your Home collection days have been postponed due to the nature and logistics of the event and the challenges posed by current circumstances in Victoria. Here’s…

Hug A Tree For National Tree Day

Planet Ark’s National Tree Day was established in 1996 and has grown into Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event, involving around 300,000 people each year. Following the cancellation of National Tree Day public planting events due to COVID19, Planet Ark is encouraging everyone to plant a tree in your own yard and/or share…

Staying Apart Keeps Us Together

Victoria is stepping up coronavirus (COVID-19) testing to help find and isolate cases quickly. Getting tested means you keep yourself, your friends, family, workplace and your community safe. If you have any of these symptoms, no matter how mild, you must get tested and stay home: – Fever, chills or sweats – Cough – Sore…