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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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Continued Support To Gippsland’s Waste & Recycling Sector As Recycling Victoria

From 1 July, you will find us, our services and support at Recycling Victoria Our staff look forward to continuing to provide support and expertise to the waste and recycling sector as part of Recycling Victoria. Building on the work and legacy of Resource Recovery Gippsland (the Gippsland WRRG), Recycling Victoria will oversee and provide…

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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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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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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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Call For New Ministerial Role

Source: Waste Management Review. The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) has called for a dedicated Minister for Resource Recovery and the Circular Economy to drive a whole-of-government approach to circular economy outcomes, including product stewardship, sustainable procurement, resource recovery, recycling and remanufacturing. Through the release of Gearing up for a circular economy: actions to unleash a…

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Help Unmask Australia’s Litter Problem – March 2022

Source: Clean Up Australia. Everyone is talking about face mask litter but we’ve decided it’s time to do something about it! In 2020, more than three billion single-use masks were thrown out across the globe every day. However, locally, the extent of this problem remains unclear. That’s why on Clean Up Australia Day we’re asking…

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Resource Recovery Gippsland Annual Report 2020-21

Resource Recovery Gippsland is pleased to release its 2020-21 Annual Report (pdf). ‘I am exceptionally proud of the way our small team and Board have successfully responded to the changing nature of our working environment; identifying better ways to undertake operations and ensuring the maintenance of strong connections and a healthy workforce regardless of location…

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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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