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Industry experience to leverage Victoria's resource recovery

A new director has been appointed to head Sustainability Victoria Resource Recovery Group. Matt Genever officially joins SV on 2 July.

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New fund to develop markets for recyclables

The Victorian Government has announced a new $2.5 million fund to help develop markets for Victoria’s recyclable waste, and boost research and development into recycling.

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Sustainability Victoria releases new resource recovery technology guide

Sustainability Victoria has released a comprehensive new guide detailing current and emerging resource recovery technologies.

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Upgrading Melbourne’s buildings equivalent to taking 170,000 cars off the road - new report

Emissions savings equivalent to hundreds of thousands of cars off the road are possible if Melbourne’s buildings undergo an upgrade.

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Five star results for ResourceSmart Schools

In 2012, St Kilda Primary School joined the community of 1300 Victorian schools in the ResourceSmart Schools program, making a real commitment to sustainability.

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Catch-up on our latest edition of In The Know

Australia's first lithium battery recycling plant opens + Help for restaurants to reduce food waste + New national research centre to fight food waste + Recycling industry relief package + MORE inside

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Another 3+ tonnes of dangerous chemicals out of circulation in April

Residents of Melton and Cardinia Shire have done their bit for the environment in April and handed in 3.3 tonnes of dangerous chemicals for safe disposal.

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The top 5 items contaminating our recycling

You might have seen in the news recently that China is limiting the import of contaminated recycling. Here are the top 5 waste items that contaminate bins. Leave these out to reduce contamination.

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Helping Councils Manage E-waste

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading e-waste collection and storage facilities across Victoria to help them receive and safely manage increasing levels of e-waste.

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Australia's first lithium battery recycling plant opens

A Victorian company is Australia’s first to recycle lithium batteries which are fast-becoming the main source of power for mobile electronics and large storage batteries in homes and industry.

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