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Fresh fruit and vegetables

New national research centre to fight food waste

Sustainability Victoria has welcomed the announcement of a new national research effort to reduce food waste from the point of production to its final disposal.

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Applications open for recycling industry relief package

A $1million funding package is available to Victoria’s recycling industry to help it make the transition to new market conditions after China’s decision to stop imports of low-quality mixed recyclables.

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Chemical cans for disposal

Detox takes tonnes of dangerous chemicals out of circulation in March

Another 14+ tonnes of dangerous chemicals out of circulation from Brimbank, Kingston and Manningham

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Director, Business and Built Environment - Jonathan Leake

Sustainability Victoria appoints new Director, Business and Built Environment

Sustainability Victoria has appointed Jonathan Leake as Director, Business and Built Environment, its CEO Stan Krpan said today.

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ClimateWatch App

Citizen science app helping to plot climate changes

If a bird’s migration, triggered by temperature changes at a certain time of year on the other side of Australia, or the world, how does that affect plants and other animals here?

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Housing estate

Builders invited to build homes of the future

The Victorian Government will partner with land developers and home builders in a pilot program to boost the supply of zero net carbon homes in Melbourne’s growth areas.

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Premier's Sustainability Awards 2018

Enter the Premier’s Sustainability Awards and celebrate more than sustainability

Sustainable Victorians, schools, community groups, councils and companies are encouraged to enter the Premier’s Sustainability Awards and share their success stories.

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Man wheeling recycling bin

As population grows so must our commitment to recycling

Today, on the first Global Recycling Day, the old saying Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is as valid as it was when it was coined decades ago.

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Lily D'Ambrosio tours the Kathmandu factory

Kathmandu the 500th business to pledge to TAKE2

Outdoor adventure retailer, Kathmandu, has become Victoria’s 500th business to pledge to take action on climate change through Sustainability Victoria’s TAKE2 program.

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solar panels

Community-based energy programs taking hold

The potential of regional areas to generate all the power they need is growing with the cost of renewables coming down as fast as the price of coal-generated electricity rises.

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