Packaging and recycling giant Visy today announced a $35 million upgrade of its Laverton glass recycling centre.
The Victorian Government has announced the final design of its container deposit scheme (CDS), with the chosen split responsibility model supported by 85 per cent of participants during public consultations.
The Victorian Government has launched a new recycling facility in Melton that will recover resources from waste, cut greenhouse emissions and produce enough renewable energy to power Western Water’s Recycled Water Plant.
The Victorian Government has announced a phase out and ban of specific single-use plastics by 2023, which will include single-use plastic straws, cutlery, plates, drink stirrers, polystyrene food and drink containers, and plastic cotton bud sticks.
The Victorian Government is giving innovators $4.4 million to create everyday products from reusable waste, while getting those ideas out of the lab and into the market with a new round of recycling infrastructure grants.
The Victorian Government is fast-tracking the development of regional and rural recycling infrastructure, as it works to streamline kerbside recycling across the state.
The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) is urging the Victorian Government to resist changing its proposed container deposit scheme (CDS) model.
The Federal and Victorian Governments are turbo-charging Victoria’s recycling infrastructure, with a major investment that will double the state’s domestic glass recycling capacity, increase its plastic recycling by 40 per cent and create 350 jobs.
A new hazardous waste recycling facility with the capacity to process a third of the Victoria’s solvent waste each year will be built in Dandenong.
Cathy Wilkinson has stepped down from her role as EPA Victoria’s Chief Executive Officer.