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Funding awarded to accelerate circular economy projects
15 July 2021
$6.3 million in grants has been awarded to 23 projects as we speed up Victoria’s transition to a circular economy.
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$4 million for local projects tackling waste at the grassroots
15 July 2021
More than $4 million in grants has been awarded to 50 innovative projects that will be led by community organisations and local councils across Victoria.
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New funding for community organisations to reduce costs and greenhouse gas emissions
08 July 2021
Over the next 2 years the 3.1 million Community Climate Change and Energy Action Program will deliver grant funds to approximately 100 Victorian community organisations.
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New regional Community Power Hubs announced
08 July 2021
Seven new hubs for community owned renewable energy will be established around Victoria under the next stage of our Community Power Hubs program.
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Positive impacts of a whole-of-home approach on energy performance
06 July 2021
A whole-of-home approach to energy efficiency considers the performance of appliances and their impact on overall energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and cost.
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Harnessing the power of organic waste
11 June 2021
Western Water’s waste to energy facility in Melton has upgraded to treat liquid food waste and convert it into biogas.
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Better social housing protects the vulnerable and the environment
11 June 2021
Sustainability Victoria and SJD Homes worked together with Women's Property Initiatives to design and build 6 energy-efficient townhouses for vulnerable women in Melbourne’s east.
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New Chairperson for Sustainability Victoria
09 June 2021
Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio has appointed Johan Scheffer as the new Chairperson of Sustainability Victoria for a five-year period.
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Selling sustainability in the home builder market
08 June 2021
Selling sustainability is difficult and often complex, with builders and developers convinced that home buyers do not want to pay extra for sustainable homes.