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Building On The Work And Legacy Of Resource Recovery Gippsland

For many years you’ve known us as Resource Recovery Gippsland, but this time next week…we’ll be part of the state government’s new Recycling Victoria. The great news is that our work in Gippsland will continue under Recycling Victoria; same staff, same location, same passion and expertise. We’ll be building on the work and legacy of…

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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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Have Your Say On Cash For Trash Plan

Source: Minister for Energy, the Environment and Climate Change. The Andrews Labor Government is cutting waste and putting money back in the communities’ pocket with the introduction of a container deposit scheme. Minister for Energy, the Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today encouraged Victorians to have their say on the design of the container…

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Resource Recovery Gippsland – Transitioning To Recycling Victoria July 1

An update from RRG Executive Officer – Matthew Peake Recycling Victoria (RV), a new business unit in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), will be established on 1 July 2022 and all seven of Victoria’s waste and resource recovery groups will be transferring over. RV’s primary purpose is to provide leadership, stewardship…

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Latrobe City – Recycled Recipe For Asphalt

Source: Latrobe City. In a first for Gippsland, Fowlers Asphalting completed asphalt patching on Boundary Rd, Yallourn North using Reconophalt, a sustainable product developed by Downer Group. They placed over 500 tonnes of asphalt using approximately 25% recycled content, including: 26 tonnes of recycled crushed glass 4 tonnes of waste printer cartridges tonnes of reclaimed…

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Event – Boosting The Circular Economy Through Local Government Procurement

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Hear from industry and government leaders enabling the circular economy through buying recycled and sustainable procurement. Local government officers, executives and Councillors are invited to attend our forum for local council staff on enabling the circular economy through sustainable procurement and buying recycled. Hear from inspiring leaders across industry and government, including:…

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Recycling Victoria Markets Acceleration Fund

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Removing barriers to develop and commercialise new uses for recycled materials New funding has been announced to support Victorian businesses, research institutes and industry to develop and commercialise new uses for recycled materials under the $5 million Recycling Victoria Markets Acceleration Fund. Grants of between $30,000 and $400,000 will be awarded to…

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Have Your Say – Draft Regulations To Ban Single-Use Plastic Items In Victoria

Source: Engage Victoria. Plastic pollution harms our health, wildlife, and the environment, and single-use plastics make up about a third of Victoria’s litter. To reduce plastic pollution single-use plastic straws, plates, cutlery, drink-stirrers, expanded polystyrene food and drink containers, and cotton bud sticks will be banned from sale and supply in Victoria from 1 February…

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Call For New Ministerial Role

Source: Waste Management Review. The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) has called for a dedicated Minister for Resource Recovery and the Circular Economy to drive a whole-of-government approach to circular economy outcomes, including product stewardship, sustainable procurement, resource recovery, recycling and remanufacturing. Through the release of Gearing up for a circular economy: actions to unleash a…

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Gippswide Kerbside Tender – Collection and Transport

Gippsland is taking a fresh look at waste and resource recovery through the Gippswide Kerbside project; a collaboration between Resource Recovery Gippsland and the region’s six shire councils. The project’s fourth and final tender – COLLECTION & TRANSPORT – is currently open The project is designed to secure the region’s waste management capacity and capability into…

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