VICTORIA

Entries now open for 2017 Premier's Sustainability Awards

Entries now open for 2017 Premier's Sustainability Awards

Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria is encouraging businesses and government organisations active in environmental protection to enter the 2017 Premier's Sustainability Awards.

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Bio Gro turns to Backhus

Bio Gro turns to Backhus

Family-owned manufacturer of growing and mulching mediums, soil amendments, and biological growth stimulants, Bio Gro has turned to GCM Enviro for its windrow turning needs.

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Cleanaway invests in renewable energy

Cleanaway invests in renewable energy

Cleanaway is investing in a renewable energy initiative in Melbourne that will generate enough electricity to power more than 8000 homes each year.

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Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

Word from the Victorian EPA in 2011 that the Trafalgar landfill in east Victoria had to close took the Baw Baw Shire Council by surprise. After all, the landfill, which commenced operations in the early 1960s, still had three years left on paper.

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Cleanaway opens Melbourne transfer station

Cleanaway opens Melbourne transfer station

Melbourne's growing south east corridor now has a new transfer station, designed with the capacity for growth.

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Vic budget: wasted opportunity?

Vic budget: wasted opportunity?

The Victorian government has released its 2017-18 budget. But is it truly getting on with the job in the waste and resource recovery sector?

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Vic councils push EfW agenda

Vic councils push EfW agenda

The City of Greater Bendigo in Northern Victoria, is said to be considering an energy from waste facility as part of its internal waste review while there are plans to expand an ongoing EfW trial in Central Victoria.

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Monash University tenders for new renewable energy projects

Monash University tenders for new renewable energy projects

Melbourne's Monash University has announced a tender for 55GWh of solar or wind energy in renewable energy projects that is set to be the largest corporate tender for large-scale renewable energy sources in the country.

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A busy year for Victoria

A busy year for Victoria

In May last year, a government reshuffle in Victoria led to then Energy Minister Lily D'Ambrosio taking on the environment and climate change, as well as suburban development portfolios.

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Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards are now open for entries

Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards are now open for entries

Victoria's sustainability leaders are being urged to enter this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards and share their insights with people, organisations and companies across the state.

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