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Rethinking the apple core: councils give food waste a second life

Councils have increased the amount of food waste they collect and repurpose, funded by our Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund.

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Victoria’s beer-bottle road to a circular economy

Glass you recycle at home is being turned into high-quality sand and used in Victorian roadworks.

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Winners of 2020 ResourceSmart Schools Awards announced

Winners of the 2020 ResourceSmart Schools Awards were announced today, World Environment Day.

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From plastic scraps to plant pots: giving new life to your plastic waste

Local Victorian businesses are turning our plastic waste into new products, like plastic garden pots and garden planter boxes.

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Finalists announced for 2020 ResourceSmart Schools Awards

Finalists representing more than 30 Victorian schools have been shortlisted in the 2020 ResourceSmart Schools Awards.

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More paper to be recycled as part of new four-bin system and infrastructure upgrades

The new four-bin system will prevent glass contamination in recycled materials like paper and cardboard.

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An energy audit at this Melbourne manufacturer sparked savings of $33,500 a year

A steel cabinet manufacturing business in Melbourne reduced its gas bill by $13,500 after auditing and upgrading their oven infrastructure.

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Recycling Victoria – a welcome announcement for the circular economy

Sustainability Victoria welcomes the announcement of Recycling Victoria, a bold and transformative 10-year plan to shift Victoria to a circular economy that wastes less and recycles more.

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“Saving money is the icing on the cake” – the rewards of energy upgrades for Exquisine

Upgrading processes and equipment led to significant energy savings at Exquisine’s dessert-making business.

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Victorian communities charge forward with clean energy

The potential for regional areas to be self-powered by clean energy is growing as the cost of renewables technology lowers and the price of coal-generated electricity rises.

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