Victoria has more than 300 resource recovery centres/transfer stations that are an integral part of the waste management system. Sustainability Victoria's best practice guidance provides information on why and how resource recovery centres/transfer stations can progress towards best practice.
These guidance materials aim to promote and inform continuous improvement at resource recovery centres, as well as provide information about minimum standards.
Recycled crushed concrete, crushed brick, glass fines, Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) and crumbed rubber products now commonly supplement traditional virgin aggregate and sand extracted from quarries in pavement construction.
Recycling services differ from council to council, so always check what is collected in your council area before putting out your recycling.
Over the past decade Victoria has seen significant improvements in kerbside recycling. Improvements include an increase in the amount of organics collected; with many councils moving to a three bin collection system.
A guide to best practice for waste management and resource recovery in multi-unit developments.
Public place recycling is a materials recovery system designed to collect materials from the waste stream for recycling in high-use public areas.
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