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Inspiration For Transformation – Charitable Recycling Conference

Source Waste Management Review. The Charitable Recycling Australia National Conference 2022 will be in Sydney at the Novotel Sydney Central on 17-18 October. Leaders of the charitable reuse and recycling sector will be in attendance, along with governments, councils, suppliers and consultants, to address the theme  Inspiration for Transformation. The two-day conference,  to be opened by…

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Resource Recovery Gippsland – Transitioning To Recycling Victoria July 1

An update from RRG Executive Officer – Matthew Peake Recycling Victoria (RV), a new business unit in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), will be established on 1 July 2022 and all seven of Victoria’s waste and resource recovery groups will be transferring over. RV’s primary purpose is to provide leadership, stewardship…

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How To Reduce And Recycle Plastics At Work

Source: Planet Ark. Want to tackle plastics at work but don’t know where to start? We’ve launched a new guide on our Business Recycling website to help businesses and workplaces reduce, reuse and recycle plastics. Best of all, it’s free! Discover practical tips and solutions…

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Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2022

Source: Sustainability Victoria. The search is on for Victorians who are leading the way to a sustainable future with entries now open for the Premier’s Sustainability Awards – and we’re celebrating 20 years in 2022! We’re thrilled to continue shining a spotlight on the innovators and changemakers working towards a circular, climate resilient, clean Victoria.…

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Revamping Gippsland’s Waste and Resource Recovery

Servicing over 130,000 households, Gippsland’s six councils manage the collection, transport, and processing of approximately 100,000 tonnes of kerbside waste and recycling each year. With the region’s population predicted to increase from 271,000 to 330,000 by 2031, the way in which this material is collected, transported, sorted, processed, and recycled is vital to public and…

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UNSSC and MWRRG Circular Economy Leadership Course

Source: MWRRG. Collaboration, investment and risk-taking needed on the road to creating circular cities It is hard to believe that week four of the six week United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) and Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) circular economy (CE) leadership course has already passed. These last few weeks have provided a remarkable opportunity…

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Grants And Funding – Recycling Victoria

The State Government has a range of grants and funding opportunities for charities, social enterprises, not-for-profits, community groups and local government looking to reduce waste, improve resource recovery and operate sustainably. Some close soon, so be quick. Recycling Victoria Communities Fund Round 2 – Stream 1: Local Community projects Closes 4 April 2022 Recycling Victoria…

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Tender Closing Date Extended to May 18

On behalf of Gippsland’s six councils, Resource Recovery Gippsland is pleased to let the waste management and resource recovery sector know that the closing date for the Gippswide Kerbside COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT TENDER has been extended to 5pm (AEDT) Wednesday 18 May 2022. Go to Gippswide Kerbside…

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Buy Recycled Service For Councils

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Launching the Buy Recycled Service for local government, Sustainability Victoria is providing the service to help councils use more recycled products in infrastructure, landscaping, parks and garden projects. The Buy Recycled Service and dedicated team work with councils to encourage more use of recycled materials and products in infrastructure, landscaping, parks and gardens.…

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Researching The Climate For Transitioning To A Circular Economy

Source: RMIT University. The State of Victoria has announced its intention to transition towards a circular economy. This transition necessitates the involvement of all stakeholders. However, limited research has been undertaken to understand the current circular economy landscape and the enablers and barriers for transitioning to circular economy. Funded by the Victorian Government, RMIT University…

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