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  • Transforming recycling in Victoria

    A complete overhaul of Victoria’s recycling system will transform the sector and achieve a cleaner, greener Victoria with better recycling, less pollution, more jobs and a stronger economy. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio this week announced a suite of new policies under the Recycling Victoria package, designed to position Victoria as […]

  • Onwards and upwards for local waste manager

    A family relocation to the Barwon region has coincided with a new career opportunity for Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group Operations Manager Brad Montgomery. After a fifteen-year stint in regional waste management roles, family and business interests have lured Brad and his family from Dookie to Paraparap near Torquay. GVWRRG Chair Seema Abdullah […]

  • Better Bag Habits

    Lightweight plastic shopping bags will be banned in Victoria from 1 November 2019. The ban applies to all retailers, including supermarkets, food outlets, clothing stores, markets, cafes, bakeries, greengrocers and many more, meaning it is best to bring your own reusable bag with you when you go shopping. In the past, Australians have used up […]

  • Take Your E-waste To A Better Place

    E-waste is any item with a plug, battery or power cord that is no longer working or wanted. The Victorian Government recently introduced a ban which prevents e-waste being placed in any bin or landfill. Unwanted e-waste, or electronic waste, from the home, office or shed can be dropped at one of the designated e-waste […]


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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'2040' free outdoor screening

27 Feb 2020, 7pm  free BBQ - 8.45pm movie screening, KidsTown Mooroopna.                 Hosted by Greater Shepparton City Council and partners. For more information and bookings, visit Get Mooving Facebook

Clean Up Australia Day

1 March 2020

Global Recycling Day

21 March 2020

Dindi Sustainable Living Expo

18 April 2020, 9am - 3pm Yea Railway Reserve. Hosted by Murrindindi Shire Council. For more information visit

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.