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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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Victoria Nature Festival

A Free Virtual Nature Festival The first ever 🌐 virtual Victoria Nature Festival program is now available. Plan to take a virtual sunrise tour of Walker Swamp, meet Victoria’s park rangers or learn about Dja Dja Wurrung’s work on Country. With 2 weeks of engaging online events and activities you and your family won’t be…

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Discuss with Latrobe – Proposed Battery Recycling Plant At Hazelwood North

‘Councillor Listening Posts’ will be conducted in August to allow interested community members to engage with Councillors regarding the proposed battery recycling plant at Hazelwood North.⁣ ⁣ The ‘Listening Posts’ will provide you with an opportunity to discuss with Council your thoughts on the proposed project.⁣ ⁣ To enable Councillors to hear from all attendees,…

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Hug A Tree For National Tree Day

Planet Ark’s National Tree Day was established in 1996 and has grown into Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event, involving around 300,000 people each year. Following the cancellation of National Tree Day public planting events due to COVID19, Planet Ark is encouraging everyone to plant a tree in your own yard and/or share…

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Plastic Free July – Be Part Of The Solution

Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Take the…

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Entries Now Open For The Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2020

The Premier’s Sustainability Awards celebrates Victorians who are leading the way to a sustainable future. Whether playing a role in Victoria’s transformation to a circular economy by encouraging greater resource recovery or waste avoidance, on the front line of climate change action, working to preserve our natural environment or fostering social change, we want to…

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GROW Gippsland – Celebrating Achievements

On Tuesday 26 May, GROW Gippsland held its first Scorecard event, celebrating the achievements of the program and its 73 Compact Members. Not only did the event showcase the achievements of the GROW Gippsland project over the past 18 months, but Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing MP, announced a new digital portal to help…

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Zero Waste Festival Online – June 2020

Source: Zero Waste Victoria. The Zero Waste Festival Online will be held on the first two weekends of June with a diverse lineup of live interviews, panels, workshops and discussions and more.   FEATURING CHANGEMAKERS LIKE 16 YEAR OLD SARINA HAUSER An eco-entrepreneur, Sarina started her own eco business @planet.angels when she was 14! Another…

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2020 Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable City Awards Open

The Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable City Awards recognise and celebrate positive actions taken by communities in urban areas to protect and enhance their local environments. They encompass initiatives as diverse as litter prevention, recycling, protection of the environment, preserving heritage, community action and leadership and environmental sustainability programs. Your city is your piece of Victoria…

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Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week 3-9 May 2020

This year’s theme is Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future and there’s plenty to be involved with online and at home. Composting helps close the loop on food waste, enables you to enrich your soil and create productive gardens.  

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