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Applications open for recycling research and development grants

Grants between $50,000 and $200,000 are available for projects that can increase the quantity of recycled products being sold in Victoria.

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Catch-up on recent announcements in our latest newsletter

Finalists named in the Premier's Sustainability Awards; Half price solar for Victorian households; Community energy powers up in Ballarat; The small town thinking big on renewables; plus MORE inside

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Masterclasses supporting Victorian businesses to improve energy efficiency

Free Refrigeration Efficiency Masterclasses, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, will run across Victoria until October.

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The Premier's Sustainability Awards ceremony

Congratulations to Premier's Sustainability Awards finalists!

With more entries in this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards than ever before, finalists continue to demonstrate their commitment in a range of innovative and inspiring ways. Congratulations to all finalists for their ingenuity and hard work.

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Victorian households will only have to pay half of the cost to install a solar PV system

Victorian households will only have to pay half of the cost to install a solar PV system and then can potentially save up to $890 per year through their solar panels.

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Cutting Power Bills with Solar rebates

The Victorian Government will help Victorian households cut their electricity bills through the Solar Homes package which will be delivered by the newly established Solar Victoria. The Solar Homes Package will help Victorians reduce their energy bills.

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Funding boost for local recycling facilities

Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today announced that three recycling companies would share in more than $1.1 million of funding to fast-track industry-upgrade projects in Victoria’s recycling sector to help improve the quality of processed materials.

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ResourceSmart Schools refresh

It is now easier to get started, easier to see savings and there is less paperwork for schools currently registered, and for new schools joining the ResourceSmart Schools community.

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Community energy powers up in Ballarat

A Ballarat social enterprise has found a way to slash its energy bills using solar PV and bioenergy from waste timber that would otherwise be stockpiled or landfilled and release harmful greenhouses gases.

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Supporting Victorians to recycle electronic waste

The Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, has launched a $1.5m public education and awareness campaign to help Victorians to better understand e-waste and reduce the amount going to the state’s landfills.

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