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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…

Go Plastic Free in July!

Would you go plastic free for a month? What about if you gave up takeaway coffee cups? Or ditched plastic straws? Plastic Free July challenges participants to give up single use plastics during July, such as avoiding single-use plastic packaging, giving up single use plastic takeaway items or going completely plastic free! Plastic Free July…

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 emissions. Information session Sustainability Victoria will be…