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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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Boosting Demand For Recycled Organics

Source: Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. The Andrews Labor Government is delivering new ways to use our organic waste, boosting jobs across Victoria and diverting waste from landfill while halving emissions by 2030. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced $3.6 million to help put our household garden waste…

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Small Act, Big Impact

Source: Sustainability Victoria. You can make a big impact on Victoria’s sustainable future with small actions like emptying food and liquid from your recycling and planning weekday dinners. By emptying any food and liquid from containers before putting them into your recycling bin, you’ll help keep the whole load clean and we can turn more…

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Vinnies Stores in Victoria To Begin Selling Second Hand Electrical Items

Source: ABC News. A new program being rolled out across Vinnies stores in Victoria is expected to give a second life to 100,000 electrical items. The St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria has trained 200 Green Sparks volunteers to test and tag electrical goods that were once bound for landfill. The items would then be…

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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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Gippsland Regional Organics

Source: Gippsland Water. Previously the Soil & Organics Recycling Facity (SORF), we opened in 2008 and is an EPA-licensed waste treatment and compositing facility. We operate on 356 hectares within Gippsland Water’s 8000 hectare Dutson Downs land holding near sale. At Gippsland Regional Organics, we use multiple methods to turn waste into compost – reducing…

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Gippswide Kerbside – Collaborative Procurement

What in the world is collaborative procurement? Well in Gippsland it’s when all six local councils join together under the banner of Gippswide Kerbside to rethink regional waste and resource recovery to bring about: increased resource recovery and decreased landfill through best practice and innovation cost effectiveness and economies of scale emissions reduction and transition to a low carbon…

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International Composting Awareness Week Australia – May 1-7 2022

Source: International Composting Awareness Week Australia. International Compost Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of  compost, a valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products. We can compost to help scrap carbon pollution by avoiding landfilling organic materials and helping to build healthier…

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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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