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Trash to treasures
19 August 2022
From breakfast to bath time, we’re highlighting a few of the beautiful recycled items that might already be hiding in your home.
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From your bin to the Big Build
11 August 2022
A new freeway in Mordialloc demonstrates how we can create useful, long-lasting infrastructure with the things that Victorians recycle including 570,000 tonnes of plastic waste.
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Wasted opportunities a thing of the past
10 August 2022
We may see the value in waste today, but we didn’t always understand the endless opportunities in recycling. The history of waste and recycling in Victoria tells a story of the times.
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Victoria’s major festivals reducing single-use plastics
09 August 2022
Our Masterclass showed how Victorian events can be more sustainable through reuse solutions that offer an alternative to single-use plastics and reduce waste.
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Don't call it waste
02 August 2022
At Sustainability Victoria, we see the beauty in waste. In fact, materials often treated as rubbish are so valuable, we find it hard to call it ‘waste’ at all.
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Sweet dreams are made of recycled materials
02 August 2022
Sustainability Victoria is investing in research that could produce a bed made from recycled plastic that is also recyclable at the end of its life.
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Energy upgrades make 1,000 homes warmer and healthier
29 July 2022
Our Healthy Homes program improved temperatures and reduced energy bills during winter for vulnerable Victorians.
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Record-breaking bioenergy investment in Victoria
01 July 2022
Sustainability Victoria is delivering $10 million to encourage investment in the state’s bioenergy sector – the biggest ever Victorian grant funding investment in bioenergy.
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Welcome Recycling Victoria
01 July 2022
Sustainability Victoria welcomes Recycling Victoria to the state’s environment portfolio, and looks forward to working alongside them to deliver the government’s circular economy plan: Recycling Victoria: a new economy.