NevRwaste News

Executive Officer News

Welcome to the first newsletter of the North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group!  It has been a busy year establishing the new group and finding our feet, but as you will see from this newsletter our Officers continue to deliver some valuable projects. I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Peter Joyce…

Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan (WRRIP)

A major focus for the North East Group over the next 18 months is the production of a Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan or ‘The Plan’. The Plan is part of a State Planning Framework aimed at ensuring waste and resource recovery infrastructure and services are strategically planned for Victoria into the future. The…

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Demonstration

NEWRRG with the help of GVWRRG and Benalla Rural City Council organised the second meeting of the Hume Landfill Operators Network on 6th March 2015. Council staff from across the Hume and as far as East Gippsland attended the day The highlight of the day was the presentation by the company ’Reverse Mining’ on the…

Public Place Recycling….Is it working?

The audit team from EC Sustainable undertake the sorting and weighing of public place recycling and waste bins in Wangaratta.

The new public place recycling and waste systems which were installed in 2013 throughout North East of Victoria have recently been audited.  While it is predicted the new systems will divert around 62 additional tonnes of recyclables from landfill each year, the audits will provide much needed data to determine what is exactly occurring with…