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Crowd sitting at tables eating lunch at the 2017 Great Local Lunch

Much to be gleaned from the Great Local Lunch

Around 250 people took part in yesterday’s free four-course feast which featured produce that was home-grown across Melbourne, salvaged locally and even included natural herbs and bitter greens picked from urban fields.

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Victorians encouraged to continue recycling

China recently announced it will restrict some recycling imports, so it’s more important than ever for Victorians to recycle correctly.

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From waste to wonderful

This aspiring cooking show presenter has a small business running cooking demonstrations to show how we can use food that might otherwise be thrown out.

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Hot weather on the way. How to keep your cool and save money.

Air conditioning accounts for 22 per cent of Australia’s electricity use. That’s equivalent to more than 8.5 million cars on the road.

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Going back to school - sustainably

It's back to school soon, but how can you do it as sustainably as possible? There's a lot you can do to make a difference, set a good example and teach your kids some good life skills at the same time.

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Windmils on a windfarm by coastal cliffs

Confirmed. Two big Vic windfarms show renewables tide turning

Sustainability Victoria CEO Stan Krpan has welcomed confirmation of two major windfarm developments in the state saying we’ve turned a corner in the shift to renewable energy.

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Kids collecting litter on the beach

litterALLY Edition 58 - December 2017

Welcome to the December 2017 edition of litterALLY, the quarterly newsletter of the Victorian Litter Action Alliance.

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People sitting at Christmas Dinner table

How to make your Christmas party more sustainable

Even the biggest Christmas Party can have a small environmental footprint by employing simple tips and tricks for low-waste Christmas parties and gatherings of families and friends.

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Woman leading goats

How to be sustainable and make memories this Christmas

Let’s face it, a lot of us have a lot of ‘stuff’ we don’t need. The good news is that we can make Christmas even better, help the planet and other people, and make memories that will really last.

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Nurse hanging a saline drip

A healthy outcome for hospital waste. Melbourne's plastic recycling in full swing.

The investment of less than $1-millon has taken more than 1,000 tonnes of waste PVC out of landfills and there are hopes that figure will be quadrupled in just a few years.

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