EPA Victoria has announced that they will again sponsor the Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Some waste handling businesses will require a licence, permit or registration for the first time with the Environmental Protection Act to start on 1 July.
Johan Scheffer has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Sustainability Victoria for the next five years.
The Governing Board of EPA (Environmental Protection Authority) Victoria has appointed a new Chief Environmental Scientist.
EPA Victoria is intensifying its enforcement campaign at recycling sites, with inspection teams applying a zero-tolerance approach that has already cut the size and impact of recycling fires in Melbourne.
EPA Victoria’s remediation of an illegal waste dump 15 kilometres south of Kaniva at Lemon Springs continues, with the release of a Request for Proposal for the next stage of works.
EPA Victoria has granted a works approval for a second biogas facility at Melbourne Regional Landfill.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced operational changes to industries under the state’s stage four restrictions. Councils and the waste and recycling industry should continue to provide critical waste services to Victorians.
After an eight month operation led by EPA Victoria, the last truckload of contaminated glass waste from Glass Recovery Services (GRS) has been removed.
Waste Management Review explores the Victorian EPA’s amended policy for combustible recyclable and waste materials and a training partnership to support it.