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Educating Victorians On New Four Bin Recycling Services

Source: Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. The Victorian Government is helping councils educate their communities ahead of the transition to a four bin recycling service, as part of the state’s goal to divert 80 per cent waste from landfill by 2030. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced 17…

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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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Latrobe Valley Asbestos Taskforce – Business Survey

Are you a business owner or manager in Wellington Shire? The Latrobe Valley Asbestos Taskforce is developing a model to estimate how much legacy asbestos remains in business premises built pre-1990 throughout the region. You can help by filling in this short survey… Latrobe Valley Asbestos Taskforce website…

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Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2021

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Sustainability Victoria is proud to announce that entries for The Premier’s Sustainability Awards, Victoria’s prestigious annual sustainability awards program, are now officially open. Now in its nineteenth year, the Premier’s Sustainability Awards celebrates trailblazers who are contributing to Victoria’s transformation to a circular economy and leading our transition to net zero emissions. In an exciting development, the…

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ResourceSmart Schools Of The Future Challenge And Competition 2021

The ResourceSmart Schools of the Future Challenge 2021 is a fun, educational activity open to all Victorian schools where students can create and share their visions for a sustainable future. The Challenge provides an opportunity for a high degree of student engagement, drawing on student voice and vision. Students will have a lot of fun…

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ResourceSmart Schools Term 2 Newsletter

Find out how students, teachers and schools in Gippsland are kicking goals for sustainability & making a difference in the classroom, at home and in local communities. Take a look at: 2021 ResourceSmart Schools of the Future Challenge Lakes Entrance Secondary College’s war on waste audit Ellinbank Primary School – Wasting no time turning green Wonthaggi North…

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ResourceSmart Schools Teacher Professional Development

How To Talk To Children About The Climate Crisis. Local teachers have made the most of this week’s professional development opportunity offered by ResourceSmart Schools Gippsland. A big thank you to Honorary Professorial Fellow Ann Sanson from University of Melbourne for sharing her expertise with us on how to talk to children about the climate…

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Talking To Children About Climate Change – ResourceSmart Schools Teacher Training

Join ResourceSmart Schools Gippsland for one of three FREE Teacher Training sessions and hear from Honorary Professorial Fellow Ann Sanson from the University of Melbourne about how to talk to children about the climate crisis. This session aims to build your confidence in working with children in the area of climate change. Two sessions will…

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2021 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants

Source: Junior Landcare. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and Landcare Australia are partnering for a fourth year to fund the 2021 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants for schools, kindergartens, childcare centres, Scouts, Girl Guides and youth groups. Applications are now open for the 2021 grants that provide an opportunity to secure funding to engage…

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Victorian Cleantech Expo – April 20-22

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Have you registered for the Victorian Cleantech Expo? Join leaders in water, waste, energy, environmental services and agri-tech. Streamed over three days by the Victorian Cleantech Cluster, the expo covers everything from fast tracking start-ups, cleantech financing, and success stories from some of the best in the industry. Global Victoria is providing a…

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