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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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Inspiration For Transformation – Charitable Recycling Conference

Source Waste Management Review. The Charitable Recycling Australia National Conference 2022 will be in Sydney at the Novotel Sydney Central on 17-18 October. Leaders of the charitable reuse and recycling sector will be in attendance, along with governments, councils, suppliers and consultants, to address the theme  Inspiration for Transformation. The two-day conference,  to be opened by…

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Boosting Demand For Recycled Organics

Source: Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. The Andrews Labor Government is delivering new ways to use our organic waste, boosting jobs across Victoria and diverting waste from landfill while halving emissions by 2030. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced $3.6 million to help put our household garden waste…

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Small Act, Big Impact

Source: Sustainability Victoria. You can make a big impact on Victoria’s sustainable future with small actions like emptying food and liquid from your recycling and planning weekday dinners. By emptying any food and liquid from containers before putting them into your recycling bin, you’ll help keep the whole load clean and we can turn more…

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Vinnies Stores in Victoria To Begin Selling Second Hand Electrical Items

Source: ABC News. A new program being rolled out across Vinnies stores in Victoria is expected to give a second life to 100,000 electrical items. The St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria has trained 200 Green Sparks volunteers to test and tag electrical goods that were once bound for landfill. The items would then be…

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The Superworms Making A Meal Of Polystyrene Waste

Source: The Guardian. Beetle larvae that can shred and eat polystyrene may provide alternative methods of breaking down and upcycling plastic waste, new research suggests. The larvae of Zophobas morio, a species of beetle, are commonly known as superworms and contain several gut enzymes that are capable of digesting polystyrene, Australian scientists have found. Polystyrene is…

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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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Recycling Victoria’s Business Support Fund (Round 2) Info Session

Source: Sustainability Victoria. $4.3 million funding is now available for waste avoidance in Victoria! If you’re ready to take your next steps in the circular economy beyond recycling, this might be what you’ve been waiting for! Grants of $50k to $1m are open to businesses, industry groups and associations to develop or implement a circular…

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Small Act, Big Impact

Source: Sustainability Victoria. Small acts, like putting the right things into the right bins, remembering to take your reusables when you leave home or sticking to your shopping list, have a big impact on our environment. Creating a more sustainable future starts with your small acts Together we can have a big impact by making…

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