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Keep Australia Beautiful Beverage Recycling Grants are NOW OPEN

Keep Australia Beautiful is able to offer financial assistance, up to $5,000 per recipient, for local communities wishing to improve beverage container recycling. This financial assistance is made possible thanks to a Coca-Cola Foundation Community Recycling Grant. In larger communities this ...

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

Public Place Recycling….Is it working?

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 ...

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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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NevRwaste News

TENDER OPEN: REGIONAL STEEL COLLECTION & RECYCLING 2015

The North East Resource Recovery Group (NEWRRG) is coordinating a tender process which will enable the removal of steel and recycling of steel from facilities across the region. The Tender calls for the provision of metal recycling services to be undertaken within the municipalities occupied by the Partners of NEWRRG in accordance with this specification,…

Keep Australia Beautiful Beverage Recycling Grants are NOW OPEN

Keep Australia Beautiful is able to offer financial assistance, up to $5,000 per recipient, for local communities wishing to improve beverage container recycling. This financial assistance is made possible thanks to a Coca-Cola Foundation Community Recycling Grant. In larger communities this may mean infrastructure for events or for special venues such as large retail centres or…

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…