VICTORIA

Young Victorians throwing away $115 of food a week

Young Victorians throwing away $115 of food a week

New research commissioned by Sustainability Victoria has found young Victorians and parents with children are key contributors to the state's food waste dilemma, which equates to an estimated cost of $5.4 billion annually.

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Improved collection services among programs to receive Vic funding

Improved collection services among programs to receive Vic funding

Thirteen new resource recovery infrastructure projects will share more than $4.2 million from the second round of the Sustainability Victoria-managed Resource Recovery Infrastructure fund.

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Retrofitting modern waste management needs around an old design

Retrofitting modern waste management needs around an old designLock icon

The City of Melbourne's recent discussion paper on problems and possible solutions to issues around waste collection and bin storage in the CBD has been welcomed by Victorian Waste Management Association's executive officer Mark Smith, but more work and...

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Vic landfill licence suspended

Vic landfill licence suspended

Noting multiple licence contraventions at a Bulla landfill, the Victorian EPA has moved to suspend the site operator's licence.

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Geelong stockpile to stay

Geelong stockpile to stay

A 350,000m2 stockpile in Lara, a suburb of the City of Greater Geelong in Victoria, will stay put after Council lost a legal bid to shut down C & D Recycling.

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Plastic bag ban introduced at Queen Victoria Market

Plastic bag ban introduced at Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market will also be banning the use of plastic bags in light of major supermarkets Coles and Woolworths recently announcing a number of measures to do the same.

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Indigo Shire aims to be first plastic-free council in Victoria

Indigo Shire aims to be first plastic-free council in Victoria

Indigo Shire in Victoria's northeast has announced the implementation of the Plasticwise Policy in its bid to become the first council in the state to be completely plastic-free.

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Ahead of the curve

Ahead of the curve

Euro VI standards for waste collection trucks may not be mandated in Australia but the City of Whittlesea in Melbourne's northern suburbs, has shown its commitment to environmental sustainability through its new fleet.

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Australian Paper takes next step in WtE plan

Australian Paper takes next step in WtE plan

Australian Paper is progressing with its waste to energy proposal in Victoria, this week lodging a works approval application with the EPA.

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"Too hard to refuse"

"Too hard to refuse"Lock icon

Matt Genever, Tyre Stewardship Australia's inaugural CEO, has returned to Sustainability Victoria (SV). He told Inside Waste he simply could not refuse the opportunity.

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