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Now it's easier for businesses to get grants to reduce energy bills

Energy Assessment Grants from Sustainability Victoria's $6.1m Boosting Business Productivity program have been simplified for businesses spending between $20,000 and $50,000 a year on energy.

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Gippsland’s potential to build new sustainable industries

Sustainability Victoria’s board and senior executives are in Gippsland today to look at local projects and meet stakeholders.

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Schools challenge to find energy champions

Sustainability Victoria is inviting primary and secondary schools across Victoria to reduce their school’s energy usage and impact on the environment through the ResourceSmart Schools Energy Champions challenge.

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New national research centre to fight food waste

Sustainability Victoria has welcomed the announcement of a new national research effort to reduce food waste from the point of production to its final disposal.

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Applications open for recycling industry relief package

A $1million funding package is available to Victoria’s recycling industry to help it make the transition to new market conditions after China’s decision to stop imports of low-quality mixed recyclables.

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Detox takes tonnes of dangerous chemicals out of circulation in March

Another 14+ tonnes of dangerous chemicals out of circulation from Brimbank, Kingston and Manningham

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Director, Business and Built Environment - Jonathan Leake

Sustainability Victoria appoints new Director, Business and Built Environment

Sustainability Victoria has appointed Jonathan Leake as Director, Business and Built Environment, its CEO Stan Krpan said today.

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ClimateWatch App

Citizen science app helping to plot climate changes

If a bird’s migration, triggered by temperature changes at a certain time of year on the other side of Australia, or the world, how does that affect plants and other animals here?

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Builders invited to build homes of the future

The Victorian Government will partner with land developers and home builders in a pilot program to boost the supply of zero net carbon homes in Melbourne’s growth areas.

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Premier's Sustainability Awards 2018

Enter the Premier’s Sustainability Awards and celebrate more than sustainability

Sustainable Victorians, schools, community groups, councils and companies are encouraged to enter the Premier’s Sustainability Awards and share their success stories.

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