Box of items to be recycled

Projects and Programs

Resource Recovery Gippsland is involved in a number of important projects and programs in our work to inspire Gippsland to maximise resources and minimise waste.

Projects and programs range from research and partnerships to community engagement and action for sustainability.

Take a look at some of the current projects:

Line of rubbish bins on kerbsideGippswide Kerbside

Resource Recovery Gippsland is exploring options and identifying market appetite for a collaborative kerbside solution that will meet the future needs of the region.

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ResourceSmart Schools programResourceSmart Schools

ResourceSmart Schools is an award-winning Victorian Government program that provides practical support to reduce resource use and make cost savings, integrate sustainability education into the curriculum and share learnings beyond the school gate.

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Know Your Recycling

Victorians are great recyclers. But why is recycling so important to us and the environment? There is more to recycling than making the most of what we already have.
- Look up an item
- Top 5 things to keep out of your recycling
- Packaging symbols
- Help with your recycling
- Where your recycling goes

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Container Deposit Scheme (CDS)

Using a cash reward for the return of drink cans, cartons, and bottles, Victoria’s container deposit scheme (CDS) will deliver:
- more and better recycling
- less waste, old containers become new ones
- less litter, cut by up to half
- hundreds of new jobs and economic opportunities across Victoria
- a cleaner, greener state.

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Ewaste project logoE-waste

There’s a better place for e-waste than your rubbish bin. It’s much better going to a place where we can recover the precious materials to be reused and capture the nasty bits before they can do harm.

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TAKE2 – Victoria’s Climate Change Pleadge

Delivered by Sustainability Victoria, TAKE2 is the state’s collective climate change program supporting all Victorians to help our state achieve net zero emissions by 2050. You can join thousands of Victorians taking action to address climate change.

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Greenfleet tree plantingGreenfleet – Carbon Offset

As an environmental non-profit, Greenfleet is the trusted carbon offset provider for thousands of leading organisations around Australia and New Zealand. Since 1997 they have planted more than 9 million native trees to restore forests and offset carbon emissions.

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LATEST NEWS

Gippsland Reducing Organics To Landfill
Maximising resources and reducing waste to landfill are priorities that provide economic and environmental benefits and are essential nationally, state-wide...
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...
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...
Releasing Balloons Into The Environment Is Littering And Illegal In Victoria
Source: EPA Victoria. From 1 July 2021, EPA will have increased powers to prevent harm to the environment from pollution...
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Rethink. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Find out about our E-waste, RightCycle and ResourceSmart Schools sustainability programs.