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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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New online directory features recycled products and suppliers

The Buy Recycled directory provides government buyers with easy access to suppliers and recycled material options.

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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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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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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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