The Governing Board of EPA (Environmental Protection Authority) Victoria has appointed a new Chief Environmental Scientist.
In what will be a state-wide first, the City of Whittlesea is set to repair sections of Yale Drive in Epping with recycled glass.
Bayside City Council has conducted an audit and received findings, focusing on methods of reducing the reliance on landfill.
The Victorian EPA has announced the appointment of Lee Miezis as the next Chief Executive Officer.
EPA Victoria has begun the next phase of its clean up at the Bradbury Industrial Services facility in Campbellfield, with the start of debris removal works by specialist contractors.
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.
In a world first, noise walls along Victoria’s Mordialloc Freeway will be made from 75 per cent recycled plastic collected from households across the state, as part of a drive to build Australia’s greenest freeway.
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.
EPA Victoria has instructed an Epping compost facility to cease accepting waste until it makes its stockpiles comply with EPA fire safety requirements.
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.