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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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Local Government Waste Forum Election of Chair and Deputy Chair

Following the recent election process held on 18 March 2021, Councillor Steve Rabie has been elected as Chair of the Local Government Waste Forum and Marcus Goonan as Deputy Chair. Cr. Rabie is the LGW Forum representative from Mansfield Shire Council and Marcus, in his role as Director of Infrastructure, is the representative for Rural…

EPA Webinars on New Environment Protection Laws

Victoria’s new environment protection laws are intended to commence on 1 July 2021. In December, the EPA released the final proposed version of regulations and the environment reference standard to support this legislation. To support businesses, councils and the community to understand these changes, EPA recently held two webinars, which are available to view here:…

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 harm to our wildlife and the environment. State government departments and agencies have committed…

Clean Up Australia Day

Registrations for Australia’s largest community-based environmental event, Clean Up Australia Day (Sunday 7th March 2021), are now open at cleanup.org.au. To register your Clean Up, sign up to a Clean Up or donate, please visit cleanup.org.au Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday 7 March Business Clean Up Day – Tuesday 2 March Schools Clean Up…