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Announcing the finalists for the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce and congratulate 28 finalists for this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

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Data paving the way for a stronger recycling system

We have just released two annual reports with key insights into how waste was managed in Victoria in the 2018–19 financial year.

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Creative twist in shire's zero net emissions story

The Shire council and Mount Alexander Sustainability Group are leading the community effort to become Australia’s second Zero Net Emissions shire.

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Construction waste gets a new lease on life

Commercial Tippers in collaboration with business partners, SMART Recycling, converted an old landfill into South East Melbourne’s largest construction waste sorting facility.

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Your recycling is hiding in plain sight

Tambo Waste is one of many local recovery facilities that takes your recycling, sorts it and sends it off to local manufacturers to be made into something new.

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Ensuring Victoria's e-waste doesn't end up in landfill

The Victorian Government will invest $1.7 million to improve the recovery and collection of e-waste across the state.

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Investing in a sustainable packaging future

Seventeen Victorian businesses have received more than $560,000 in total in funding to make packaging more sustainable.

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The Victorian Government announces consultation on a new Waste Authority

Statement by Vicky Darling on the public consultation on an Options Paper for Waste and Recycling legislation and governance.

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Victorian teachers foster budding environmental leaders

Two Victorian teachers are leading the way in waste reduction, resource efficiency, and fostering student leadership.

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New funding to use recycled materials in infrastructure

Our new fund will increase the use of priority recycled materials – glass, paper, cardboard, plastics and rubber – in infrastructure projects.

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