A ‘game-changing’ waste facility is a step closer for Victoria’s west as the state strives to embrace ambitious targets to reduce the volume of waste diverted to landfill.
Seventeen Victorian councils will share more than $1 million in grants to help prepare residents for a move to a four-bin recycling service.
Thirty councils across Melbourne have secured reliable disposal of household waste to landfill for the next four years.
Sustainability Victoria is offering further grants of up to $50,000 for organisations to pursue packaging waste reduction and recovery opportunities.
Plans for Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) will be updated at an online forum on 31 August.
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has released a video showing the extent of clean-up works on the Lemon Springs illegal waste dump site in the state’s north west.
For product stewardship to achieve a national reach, it needs a transport and logistics model that supports critical mass and economic scale. Ecycle Solutions’ Chris Tangey explains.
Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is encouraging waste operators throughout the state to prevent fires throughout waste sites.
Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will provide a readily available, online course, for small to medium sized businesses to educate themselves on their own environmental risk management responsibilities.
Eight local councils, including City of Greater Geelong, Surf Coast Shire and Borough of Queenscliffe, have banded together to help reduce the level of waste which is produced throughout the region.