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  • GVWRRG Board Revamp

    The Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group (GVWRRG) welcomes four new Board Members including a new Chair. The Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change, the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio announced on Friday 5 May 2017 that Seema Abdullah, Leigh Wilson, David Lowe and Eric Lording would join four continuing members on the Board. The […]

  • Clean Up Australia Day 2017

    Volunteers were out in force for Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 5 March. During a week of action more than 566,000 volunteers came together to clean up local parks, waterways, sporting fields, bushland and roadways at more than 6,200 locations across Australia. Now in its 26th year, Clean Up Australia Day also included Schools […]

  • Love Food Hate Waste

    The Love Food Hate Waste campaign aims to raise awareness about avoidable food waste from Victorian households. The campaign focuses on raising awareness of the large amounts of avoidable food waste and provides tips and hints for householders to reduce waste and save money. Love Food Hate Waste is brought to you by the Victorian […]

  • Implementation Plan Launch

    Last week the draft Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan was launched at the Echuca Resource Recovery Centre in the Shire of Campaspe. Over 50 business and local government representatives attended the event that marked the beginning of public consultation on the draft plan. Pictured from left to right are Jason Russell (CEO Campaspe […]


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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