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What’s Your Clean Up For 2020?

Take Cleanaway’s Clean Up QUIZ in preparation for Clean Up Australia Day… Clean Up Australia Day: Sunday 1 March 2020 Business Clean Up Day: Tuesday 25 February 2020 School Clean Up Day: Friday 28 February 2020 Register with Clean Up Australia for a Clean Up event as a member of the community, school or for your business.

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Bushfire Recovery Boost For Victoria’s Regional Events

The Andrews Labor Government will launch a special events booster fund to help kickstart the recovery of regions affected by the summer’s devastating bushfires. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula said that the dedicated Bushfire Recovery round of Regional Events Fund would deliver up to $300,000 to help organisers to attract more…

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2019 Banksia Sustainability Award Finalists Announced

The Banksia Foundation has announced the shortlist for the awards, which spans 10 categories and celebrates sustainable development by businesses, communities, individuals and governments. The finalists include many businesses and entities focused on sustainability, recycling, circular economy and resource recovery. The Banksia Sustainability Awards are the longest-running sustainability awards in Australia. The prestigious awards are…

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Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week – Mythbusters

Do you sometimes find recycling confusing? You’re not alone! Planet Ark is busting Australia’s biggest recycling myths. Visit: https://bit.ly/2NBVwzQ to find out which myth you believe – and bust them with us!

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National Recycling Week Nov 11-17

ARE YOU A RECYCLING GURU? Take the challenge and participate in Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week mythbusting quiz. You never know what you might find out about yourself and about recycling. Quiz

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Events During November

NOVEMBER Keep up to date with events, activities, training and other opportunities within Gippsland and further afield. 1st E-waste pop-up (Wonthaggi) – curious to find out what to do with e-waste, Tammy Logan will be at Wonthaggi Plaza, 9.45am to 2.30pm. 1st Vic Bag Ban – statewide ban on single-use plastic bags 2nd Green Waste Amnesty (South Gippsland Shire…

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Planting The Seeds For A Better Environment

Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio today visited Gippsland school students who are working hard to reduce their environmental impact through the Andrew Labor Government’s ResourceSmart Schools program. Budding gardeners at Morwell Central Primary School have planted vegetable and sensory gardens and set up worm farms as they strive to create a more sustainable environment for future…

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Events During October

Keep up to date with events, activities, training and other opportunities within Gippsland and further afield. OCTOBER Buy Nothing New Month Australia – it’s about thinking where our stuff comes from (finite resources) and where it goes when we’re done (often landfill) and what are the fantastic alternatives out there to extend the life of our…

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Detox Your Home

East Gippsland Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy‑to‑use service to dispose of common household chemicals without harming your health or the environment. Do the right thing for your loved ones and your environment and Detox your Home. Simply turn up on the day with your unwanted items and we’ll do the rest.…

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Sustainable House Day

Sunday 15 September For more than 19 years, Sustainable House Day has provided a great opportunity for hundreds of thousands of people to visit some of Australia’s leading green homes – ones that are not only environmentally friendly, but cheaper to run and more comfortable to live in. Many great environmentally progressive homes on show…

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