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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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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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How to be sustainable and make memories this Christmas

Let’s face it, a lot of us have a lot of ‘stuff’ we don’t need. The good news is that we can make Christmas even better, help the planet and other people, and make memories that will really last.

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A healthy outcome for hospital waste. Melbourne's plastic recycling in full swing.

The investment of less than $1-millon has taken more than 1,000 tonnes of waste PVC out of landfills and there are hopes that figure will be quadrupled in just a few years.

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Sustainability Victoria CEO, Stan Krpan

Stan Krpan returns as head of Sustainability Victoria

Stan Krpan has now returned to Sustainability Victoria as CEO after spending five months as head of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce.

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Dairy farmers can cut energy costs and save money

A series of short videos part-funded by Sustainability Victoria and produced by WestVic Dairy show how relatively low cost measures can be implemented in most dairies, and have short payback periods.

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Students from St Louis De Montforts, Aspendale

St Louis a ‘Super-school’ of sustainability – ResourceSmart Schools Awards announced.

The 2017 ResourceSmart Schools Awards have been announced with Aspendale’s St Louis de Montfort’s Primary School being named School of the Decade for its comprehensive work to build a better environment.

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Schools bring on Biodiversity

The RSS finalists in the Bidiversity category are to be commended because their biodiversity projects are progressive and impact positively all living things around them.

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Schools lead communities to sustainability

The theme of this years’ RSS awards is ‘a decade of school wins for the environment’. One of the award categories is for Community Leadership School of the Year. This is the school which leads communities to think more sustainably.

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Funding Boost for Regional Waste Initiatives

Businesses and local government in regional Victoria will get a major infrastructure boost to help them drive economic growth, create jobs and keep problem waste products out of landfills.

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