Victorian councils seek solutions to recycling setbacks with glass collection bins

Several Victorian councils are trialing glass collection bins in a bid to reduce contamination and minimise the amount of recyclable materials heading to landfill. The Yarra City Council began a glass recycling bin trial in June, with more bins now being rolled out to additional households, and the Macedon Ranges Shire Council is currently installing …

EPA Victoria withdraws notice banning SKM Services from accepting recyclables

EPA Victoria has withdrawn a notice from July 10, which banned SKM Services from accepting recyclable material its Laverton North site. On July 13, the EPA announced it had lifted the ban, which allowed SKM to resume receiving household recyclables collected by councils. The ban came with backlash from SKM Services as a spokesperson said …

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