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New Waste Plan For Cleaner Communities And A Better Way Of Life

Parliamentary Secretary for Environment, Anthony Carbines, announced on Friday 12th June a new statewide waste and resource recovery system that will provide a better future for communities and the environment. The Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan will provide ...

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L-R: Ben Derrick, Linda Anania, Tony Keebel and Ron Janas

ResourceSmart News...Congratulations goes to Bogong Outdoor School

Currently we are working on the ResourceSmart Waste Module with a number of schools in the North East (each at different stages of advancement).  We do however have another 5 star school in our midst.  Congratulations go to the Bogong ...

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Planning for waste and recovery

On the 12th of June 2015, the Victorian Government released the Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan. The Statewide Infrastructure Plan is part of the Victorian Government’s long term goal to help balance the need of essential waste services while protecting community amenity and the environment. Following the release of the Statewide Infrastructure Plan,…

Local Government Waste Forum tour

Wollert landfill

On the 16th and 17th of July representatives from the North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group’s Board, Forum and Technical Group travelled to Melbourne to visit waste and resource recovery sites. Organised by the Waste and Resource Group, the tour was designed to provide attendees with insight into large scale landfill operations and an…

Schools gather for environment day

Wodonga SED-04

Twelve local north east environmental organisations gathered at the CUBE in Wodonga recently to deliver hands-on workshops to 186 grade five students from around the Wodonga area. The day was sponsored by the City of Wodonga in conjunction with the North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group and the North East Catchment Management Authority. The…

Tips for getting your recycling bin right?

Five quick and easy recycling tips that can make a huge difference to your recycling at home! Know what you can recycle Make sure your items are empty Keep recycling out of plastic bags Check every room for recycling Make recycling easy What CAN GO into your recycling bin: Plastic containers and bottles with recycling…