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Detox Your Home Event in September – Sale

Highly toxic items, such as chemicals, should never be put in your rubbish bins or poured down the drain. Dispose of your toxic items correctly to: reduce the risk to the environment and human health keep our waterways clean prevent it from going to landfill reuse precious resources. Sustainability Victoria and Wellington Shire Council are…

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Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns – Awards Program

Source: Keep Victoria Beautiful. The Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards recognise, celebrate and share grassroots initiatives and positive actions taken by community groups, educational institutions, businesses and councils in rural and regional areas in Victoria. These initiatives may empower, protect the environment, reduce waste, engage local youth, combat loneliness or simply be a fun way to…

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National Asbestos Awareness Week 23-29 Nov 2020

Source: WorkSafe Victoria. To support National Asbestos Awareness Week 2020 (23 -29 November) WorkSafe is hosting a free ‘Asbestos in Victoria’ webinar on Friday 27 November 2020. Join WorkSafe and guests to hear about how the use of asbestos, even after its ban in 2003, still impacts Victorian lives today and the strategies in place…

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Accelerating The Circular Economy

Source: Sustainability Victoria. We’re igniting Victoria’s circular economy and you’re invited! Join us for this free interactive virtual event to hear from The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, about Victorian Government support for businesses, and learn from local circular economy heroes about international best practice. Friday 20 November 2020, 9–10:00am.…

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Finalists Announced For 2020 APCO Awards

Source: Waste Management Review. This year, 45 organisations from across nine industry sectors have been recognised for their sustainable packaging innovation and leadership, including their dedication to meeting the 2025 National Packaging Targets. “With 2020 presenting such a unique and challenging time for many Members, it’s more important than ever to recognise the hard work…

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Accelerating The Circular Economy: from global lessons to local opportunities

Sustainability Victoria is bringing together leading international thinkers, government representatives, and local innovators to discuss opportunities for accelerating Victoria’s transition to a circular economy – 20 November 2020. Further event details and speaker list coming soon. Interested in attending? Register now to receive your invite.

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Detox Your Home – Latrobe Valley

Toxic household chemicals, such as cleaning products, pool chemicals, and weed killer, can be safely disposed of for free at Sustainability Victoria’s Detox Your Home events. Collected items are recovered for reuse or safely disposed of. Sustainability Victoria and Latrobe City Council are offering a free, contactless service to safely dispose of unwanted toxic household chemicals – Detox Your…

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Victoria: Recycled Materials in Infrastructure Webinar

Source: Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia. October 14, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:00am | Virtual Join ISCA and Sustainability Victoria (SV) and our expert panel of speakers discuss the importance of recycled materials in infrastructure for the economic rebound along with circular economy leadership from the Victorian Government with their 10-year policy and action plan…

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Waste Expo Australia – Virtual Program Oct 6 – Nov 12

A broad scope of sessions are available across the Expo’s schedule, including: Accelerating a Green Economic Recovery Inter-Regional Collaboration Commercial & Industrial Waste Local Council Innovation Construction & Demolition Waste Waste to Energy Circular Economy I View full conference program…

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International E-Waste Day October 14th

2020 is the third International E-Waste Day, and follows on from two successful years where the correct disposal of e-waste has been promoted in nearly 50 countries throughout the world. Find out more about International E-Waste Day… For more about what’s happening with e-waste in Victoria. Take Your E-Waste To A Better Place…  

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