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.
The Plastic Free July program is expected to be taken up by more than three million Australians this year, with the program encouraging people to be part of a solution to plastic pollution.
Following a yearlong review of Hobsons Bay’s kerbside waste service, the council is announcing a range of changes to their service.
EPA Victoria has announced that they will again sponsor the Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Sustainability Victoria has been awarded a total of $6.3 million in grants for 23 projects.
National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) State Affiliates provide a detailed overview of industry and policy changes across the country.
The Victorian Environmental Protection Authority has welcomed the new Environment Protection Act 2017, which came into force 1 July.
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.
The Victorian Government has made $127 million available for councils throughout the state to support the rollout of the proposed four-bin system.