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    Local Business Shout Out: Frankie Say Relax

    Stocking a great range of homewares, gifts and lifestyle products, the team at Frankie Say Relax have gone from strength to strength since their inception in 2014. Now...

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    Business Clean Up Australia Day

    On the 2nd of March the Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group team and (Conservation Volunteers Australia) Working for Victoria Team joined Caring for our...

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    Moyne Shire Council’s Glass Recycling – One Year On and Going Strong

    Moyne Shire was among the first councils in Australia to introduce a glass-only bin collection system. The Council made a bold decision to introduce a fourth bin for...

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    Finding solutions for hard to recycle materials through clever chemistry and engineering

    JUC SURF is a fantastic story of local-based, innovative solutions for waste products and materials. Founders, Dr Filip Stojcevski, Andreas Hendlmeier and James Randall,...

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    Star Printing: Recovering paper to be used again within the circular economy

      Star Printing have been providing quality printing services for over 30 years and are based in Warrnambool and Terang. They specialise in working with customers to...

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    Food Waste off the Menu for genU

    One local organisation that has utilised the ‘Rethink Your Footprint’ waste self-assessment is genU, a leading disability provider with multiple locations across the...

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    Regional Kerbside Bin Audits

    In 2018, BSWWRRG audited 3515 waste, recycling and organics bins across the region. The purpose of this audit was to understand what is going into the kerbside bins and...

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    City of Greater Geelong: Age defying bridges for a clever and creative city

    Made in Geelong, highly sustainable carbon fibre reinforced bridges could one day become commonplace thanks to a successful City of Greater Geelong initiative, and the...

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    PonyUp for Good: Turning e-waste into opportunity in the G21 region

    PonyUp for Good are working with Geelong businesses to collect donated, decommissioned technology and deliver local environmental and community impacts. MISSION ‘To...

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    Deakin-industry partnership giving new life to textiles waste

    A collaboration between researchers from Deakin’s Institute for Frontier Materials, GT Recycling and Godfrey Hirst, has resulted in new technology for recycling polymer...

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