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Victoria's Sustainability champions announced
25 November 2021
The online ceremony celebrated those leading sustainable innovation and practices in Victoria.
Boosting Victoria’s organics, textile and glass recycling
12 November 2021
$5.73 million has been awarded to 6 Victorian projects to build new recycling and remanufacturing facilities across the state, as well as upgrade existing ones, so that less materials end up in landfill.
Funding to improve the management and recovery of hazardous waste
03 November 2021
We are releasing new funding to ensure Victoria is safely managing hazardous wastes and reducing harm to human health and the environment.
New funding to build capacity for Victoria’s organics reprocessing sector
23 October 2021
Sustainability Victoria has announced a $10.2 million fund to divert more organic waste from landfill and reduce contamination.
Councils invited to apply for grants to boost circular economy
20 October 2021
The second round of the Recycling Victoria Councils Fund launched on 21 October, with local councils and alpine resort management boards invited to apply for funding to kick-start or progress circular economy projects, while driving local jobs.
Premier’s Sustainability Awards Finalists announced
15 October 2021
Selected from 6 new categories that align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, 35 finalists have been recognised in the 2021 Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Driving innovation and expanding markets for recycled products
06 October 2021
On behalf of the Victorian Government, Sustainability Victoria is awarding more than $2.1 million to 10 research institution and industry partner projects.
Hockey field showcases the potential of recycled materials
06 September 2021
An internationally accredited hockey field in Melbourne’s City of Darebin has undertaken a significant restoration and upgrade, as a recipient of our Sustainable Infrastructure Fund.
Reduction of packaging waste grants announced
25 August 2021
Grants of up to $50,000 are available for organisations to pursue packaging waste reduction and recovery opportunities.