Featured Articles

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 ...

Read More

NevRwaste News

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…

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…