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  • Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP) – amended

    The SWRRIP (amended version) was republished in April 2018. It is available at www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/SWRRIP The Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP) provides a long-term vision and roadmap to guide future planning for waste and resource recovery infrastructure in Victoria. It is a central component of Victoria’s Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Planning Framework […]

  • Victorian Government announces recycling assistance package

    The Victorian Government has announced a recycling assistance package to help local government and industry respond to shifts in global recycling markets. The $13 million assistance package will support all councils impacted by China’s decision to restrict the import of recyclable materials – giving them and their contractors time to develop longer-term solutions, including renegotiating […]

  • Clean Up Australia Day 2018

    Community Clean Up Day – Sunday 4 March 2018   Schools/Youth Clean Up Day – Friday 2 March 2018           Business Clean Up Day – Tuesday 27 February 2018   Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. In the past 27 years, Australians have devoted more […]

  • Consultation on amendment to State Waste Plan

    Victorians can have their say on amendments to Victoria’s 30-year plan to manage waste and resource recovery infrastructure. The Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP) has been updated to align with the seven Regional Implementation Plans, identifying when and where key projects may be needed in the future. Visit the Engage Victoria website […]


The Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group (GVWRRG) is a Statutory Authority established under the Environment Protection Act 1970 (the EP Act). The organisation commenced operating on 1 August 2014.

GVWRRG is the link between state, local governments, community and industry and is responsible for facilitating a coordinated approach to the planning and delivery of infrastructure and services for all waste streams, municipal solid waste (MSW), commercial and industrial waste (C& I) and construction and demolition waste (C&D).

The organisation has a central office, located at Shepparton to service the Goulburn Valley waste and resource recovery region which extends from the New South Wales border through to the outer suburbs of Melbourne.


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Recycle Your Mobile

Did you know that 90% of the materials in mobile phones can be recycled? Yet only 3% of mobile phones in Australia are currently being recycled.

Aluminium Cans

Recycling one aluminium beverage can saves enough energy to run a 100-watt bulb for 20 hours, a computer for 3 hours or a tv for 2 hours.


Producing new plastic from recycled material uses only two-thirds of the energy required to manufacture it from raw materials.