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Organics Tender – Closing Date Extended

On behalf of Gippsland’s six shire councils, we’re pleased to let the waste management and resource recovery sector know that the closing date for the Gippswide Kerbside Organics Processing Tender has been extended to 5pm Monday 20 September 2021 (EST). Go to Gippswide Kerbside…

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Together, We’re Creating The State Of The Future

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Last year, Victorians rose to the challenge, taking actions big and small to create a more sustainable future. From reducing recycling contamination so that more items can be turned into new products for the circular economy, to local communities and schools taking action on climate change, supporting progress towards Victoria’s target of…

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Global Initiative Formed To Push Responsible And Circular Electronics

Source: TCO Certified. More than 20 organizations have come together in a global initiative to tackle the social and environmental problems of electronics. The Circular Electronics Initiative aims to encourage organizations and consumers to take a more responsible approach to the electronic goods they use. One core activity of the initiative is the annual event…

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Funding Sustainable Solutions For Packaging Waste

Source: Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. Packaging waste is being turned into new products such as toys and shopping baskets thanks to funding from the Victorian Government, paving the way towards a more sustainable economy. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced today grants of up to $50,000 are available…

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Recycling Near You Celebrates 15 Years Of Helping Australians Recycle Right

Source: Planet Ark. Planet Ark’s one-stop shop for accurate recycling information has helped millions of Australians recycle right at home, work, and school. Recycling Near You is Australia’s first and most comprehensive database of recycling and reuse information for households, helping almost 1.8 million users find reuse and recycling information each year. Originally started in…

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Resource Recovery – Collaborative Procurement In Gippsland

Valuing waste as a resource and focusing on resource recovery is vital to sustainability and makes sense for Gippsland. These priorities not only bring with them economic, environmental, and social benefits but are key to the region minimising waste to landfill and moving toward a low carbon, circular economy. Gippswide Kerbside is designed to secure the…

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Gippswide Kerbside – Organics Processing Tender

To progress Gippsland’s transition to a low carbon, circular economy, and to reduce the volume of material going to landfill, Resource Recovery Gippsland is delivering the region-wide collaborative procurement project – Gippswide Kerbside – in partnership with the six Gippsland Councils. SIX COUNCILS, FOUR TENDERS, ONE REGION With a memorandum of understanding in place with…

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Funding Awarded To Accelerate Circular Economy Projects

Source: Sustainability Victoria. On behalf of the Victorian Government, Sustainability Victoria is proud to be awarding a total of $6.3 million in grants to 23 projects, as we speed up Victoria’s transition to a circular economy. This marks the first round of funding awarded through the Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre (CEBIC) and follows on from eight…

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Recycling Victoria Research and Development Fund – Organics

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Grants of up to $300,000 per project are available to support businesses and research organisations to research and develop innovative ways to improve processes, performance or systems for recycled organics. Research organisations and industry will be supported to develop innovative solutions to improve the performance, processes and systems of recycled organics; building…

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EPA Waste Tracker

Source: EPA Victoria. Under the new laws , anyone who handles Reportable Priority Waste must let EPA know every time it changes hands. Producers, accredited consigners, transporters, drivers and receivers of reportable priority waste must use Waste Tracker to complete transactions. Changes come into effect on 1 July 2021. Find out more… 

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