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$7 Million Recycling Boost For Regional And Remote Australia

Source: Sustainability Matters. The Australian Government has announced $7 million in funding to help build new or expand existing recycling facilities to deal with waste glass, plastics, tyres and paper in regional and remote Australia. It is hoped that the funding will close the gap in the city–country imbalance when it comes to recycling opportunities.…

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Together, We’re Creating The State Of The Future

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Last year, Victorians rose to the challenge, taking actions big and small to create a more sustainable future. From reducing recycling contamination so that more items can be turned into new products for the circular economy, to local communities and schools taking action on climate change, supporting progress towards Victoria’s target of…

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Funding Sustainable Solutions For Packaging Waste

Source: Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. Packaging waste is being turned into new products such as toys and shopping baskets thanks to funding from the Victorian Government, paving the way towards a more sustainable economy. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced today grants of up to $50,000 are available…

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Funding Awarded To Accelerate Circular Economy Projects

Source: Sustainability Victoria. On behalf of the Victorian Government, Sustainability Victoria is proud to be awarding a total of $6.3 million in grants to 23 projects, as we speed up Victoria’s transition to a circular economy. This marks the first round of funding awarded through the Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre (CEBIC) and follows on from eight…

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Recycling Projects To Support Businesses And Create Jobs

Source: Victorian Government. Used coffee grounds equivalent to six million lattes will be composted into Victorian gardens as the Andrews Labor Government boosts funding for new and innovative projects to divert food waste from landfill. Creative approaches such as bike repair sheds, neighbourhood compost hubs and mobile dishwashing stations to reduce single use plastics will…

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Recycling Victoria Research and Development Fund – Organics

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Grants of up to $300,000 per project are available to support businesses and research organisations to research and develop innovative ways to improve processes, performance or systems for recycled organics. Research organisations and industry will be supported to develop innovative solutions to improve the performance, processes and systems of recycled organics; building…

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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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Materials Recycling Infrastructure Funding

Source: Sustainability Victoria. This funding supports industry and local government to increase the capacity and capability of Victoria’s resource recovery sector and the quality of materials recovered. This funding opportunity includes 2 grants: Recycling Victoria – Recycling Modernisation Fund, jointly funded by the Australian Government Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund – Materials stream (round 2) Who…

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Victoria Launches New Recycling Innovation Centre

A new innovation centre is bringing together businesses, industry groups, research institutions and not-for-profit organisations to create solutions to reduce waste, increase recycling and reuse, and generate new revenue for Victorian businesses. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today launched the $7 million Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre that will fast-track Victoria’s recycling revolution.…

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Sustainable Infrastructure Fund

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Supporting local governments to use recycled materials in infrastructure projects. Applications close soon for Round 1 of our Sustainable Infrastructure Fund. Local councils and alpine resort management boards can apply for up to $300,000 in funding to support infrastructure projects that use priority recycled materials. This fund strengthens markets for recycled materials…

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