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    Warrnambool’s Better Buds Campaign

    A Warrnambool community group is leading the war against cotton bud marine pollution. Over the past few years, volunteers have collected over 20,000 cotton buds from...

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    Broderick Road clean-up progressing

    EPA have now completed stages one and two of their clean-up of the Broderick Road waste stockpile in Lara. The clean-up project will remove an estimated 340,000m3 of...

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    Recycling Infrastructure model for region being explored

    BSWWRRG will explore an infrastructure model for the region’s recycling as part of a new project launched last month. The Optimal Recycling Infrastructure Model (ORIM)...

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    Southern Grampians ready to go FOGO

    Southern Grampians Shire Council is set to introduce a new compulsory Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) service commencing from 1 July. The new service will...

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    Geelong adopts new waste strategy

    City of Greater Geelong will aim to divert 80% of waste from landfill by 2030 under their new Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy. The strategy aims for the City to...

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    SV launches new recycling campaign

    Sustainability Victoria have launched a new campaign to reduce contamination in the kerbside recycling bins. The ‘Know your recycling’ campaign is being promoted...

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    Infrastructure Victoria report released

    Nine new resource recovery facilities will be needed in the Barwon South West region by 2039 according to a report from Infrastructure Victoria. The report, released in...

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    Infrastructure Victoria: final advice to government on recycling and resource recovery infrastructure in Victoria.

    BSWWRRG welcomes the publication of the final advice to government on recycling and resource recovery infrastructure in Victoria. The advice includes 13 recommendations...

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    Postponement of Environment Protection (Amendment) Act 2018

    The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 (the Act) will transform Victoria’s environmental protection laws and Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA). The...

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    Don’t let food go to waste

    Fast Facts Each year households throw away 250,000 tonnes of edible food – enough to fill Melbourne’s Eureka Tower. The average Victorian household throws away $2,136...

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