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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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Five ways to live sustainably – tips from Victoria’s most sustainable schools

Victoria’s next generation of sustainability leaders have shared their tips for making small changes for big impact.

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New grants to transform the recycling economy in Victoria

The Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund will ramp up recycling infrastructure projects to improve the recovery of valuable recyclable materials and keep waste out of landfill.

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Eco-friendly last minute gifts for Valentine's Day

We’ve put together some simple last-minute ideas to help make this Valentine’s Day your most memorable yet.

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