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Groups unite to clean-up Wyndham

Hardworking volunteers collected around 350 kilograms of rubbish from various sites in Wyndham last week during a Clean Up Australia Day event. NatureWest – a...

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...

Waste hotspot on council radar

Wyndham council has appealed for residents living near a rubbish dumping hotspot in Tarneit to report anyone illegally leaving waste at the site. In January...

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...

EPA moves to stop waste growth

Trouble-plagued recycler SKM Services has been ordered to stop accepting recyclables at its Laverton North site for the second time in three months. The Environment...

New place for e-waste

Caroline Springs residents will soon find it easier to dispose of their e-waste. ...

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...

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...

Council takes a stand on plastics

Wyndham council will ban most single-use plastics at events and facilities it manages. The council unanimously voted in the new policy last week, after Cr...

Laverton North site re-opens for recycables

SKM Services has been given permission to resume accepting recyclable waste materials at its Laverton North premises. The Environment Protection Authority last month ordered SKM,...

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...

Tarneit ‘dumping ground’

Tarneit: A Butterfly Boulevard resident has described the rubbish dumped on his street as “appalling”. The man (who asked not to be named) contacted Star...

Tip scrap a costly battle

The failed fight to stop the Werribee tip expansion has cost ratepayers nearly half a million dollars. Wyndham council city operations director Stephen Thorpe said...

Tip plan gets green light

A decision to approve the Werribee tip expansion has been described as “seriously flawed” by its opponents. The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal last month...

Tip fight to cost millions

The Werribee tip will be at capacity by November this year and the council will have to turn away $13.6 million in commercial contracts...

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Scholarship to address nurse shortage

Wyndham council has announced a new scholarship program is now available for eligible to registered nurses and midwives to help further their studies and...