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Landfill levy to rise

The state government’s landfill levy is set to rise under plans to reform the Victorian recycling system. The levy, which is paid by tip operators...

Fourth bin for households

Households across the state, including Wyndham, are set to get a fourth bin to dispose of glass under a new recycling scheme announced by...

Don’t bag your recycling

Wyndham council is reminding residents to stop putting their recycling in bags this National Recycling Week (November 11-17). One of the biggest reasons recyclables are...

New bins ready for old items

Wyndham council will install e-waste and clothing drop-off bins at three locations as part of a new trial. E-waste and clothing drop-off hubs will be...

Wyndham wants action on waste

Generating energy from Wyndham’s waste could become reality under a new council plan that maps the future of the Werribee tip. The Wyndham Refuse Disposal...

Paper recycling boost

A new recycling facility in Truganina is expected to process 39,000 tonnes of recycled paper a year. Australian Paper Recovery’s $2.5 million paper sorting facility...

Recycling hits the road

Two new recycling plants in Laverton North will supply road base, aggregates, sand and asphalt to help build environment-friendly roads and rail projects. The Alex...

Zoo places ban on single use plastics

Single-use plastics have been banned at Zoos Victoria’s three sites, including Werribee Open Range Zoo. The sale and use of single-use plastic bottled water, soft...

Stockpiled waste sent to landfill

Hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of recycling waste stockpiled in Melbourne’s north have been dumped in landfill. The Laverton and Coolaroo plants of recycling...

Pop in and recycle

Have you got an old television, bicycle or unwanted furniture taking up space? If it’s time to clear out the clutter, make sure to mark...

Recyclables stored at tip

Wyndham council is storing recyclables from kerbside collections at the Werribee tip after recycling firm SKM Services was ordered to shut down two of...

New hand of friendship

HELPING HAND: A prosthetic limb manufactured in Werribee will soon help change the life of a young boy in India. Not-for-profit charity Envision has joined...

Council’s green action plan ready to roll

Wyndham council will investigate joining an app which rewards residents for engaging in healthy and sustainable activities such as walking and recycling. The idea to...

On the trail of a sale

Wyndham residents have been encouraged to join in next month’s Garage Sale Trail. The annual event involves households, community groups, charities, businesses and schools across...

Recycling trial in the front seat

A trial which recycles children’s car seats has arrived in Wyndham. The RACV is part of the trial, which is being led by Equilibrium, an...

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New scholarship program

Wyndham council is hoping a new nursing scholarship program might help with the shortfall of maternal and child health nurses. The program will provide a...