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Children riding bikes on footpath

Recovered plastics and glass can be used in concrete footpaths: new research

In Victoria, it is estimated that approximately 100,000 tonnes of flexible plastics end up in landfill annually, and of the 250,000 tonnes of glass waste produced each year only 48% is recovered for recycling.

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Sustainable Housing on the rise – Nightingale Housing secures SV grant

Success in last year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards is paying off for Nightingale Housing, a not-for-profit program that offers a new vision for residential developments and city living

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Resource recovery plant

SV considers 45 submissions for $5million of the Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund

Sustainability Victoria is currently considering 45 submissions for Round 2 funding from the State Government’s $13.6 million Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund

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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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Kerbside recycling bin

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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Cooking ingredients

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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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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