• Grants open to improve recycling and recovery

    While the challenges in managing recycling continue for the waste and resource recovery sector, Goulburn Valley residents are being assured recyclables collected from their homes are not going to landfill. Notices issued by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in mid-February on facilities with safety breaches led to the temporary landfilling of scores of council collected […]

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  • Kerbside recycling to continue as normal in the Goulburn Valley

    The collection and processing of recycling in the Goulburn Valley remains unchanged, with residents encouraged to continue to recycle as usual. Kerbside collection of recyclable materials in the Goulburn Valley has not been affected by a recent notice issued by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) ordering the SKM Material Recycling Facilities in Coolaroo and Laverton […]

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  • Mobile billboard roadshow spreads the word

    The GVWRRG’s mobile billboard roadshow is making its way across the region to spread the word and increase community awareness about a number of recycling and collection programs. The traveling roadshow will see three roadside trailers make their way across the Goulburn Valley to raise awareness about E-waste, ChemClear and DrumMuster programs. The roadshow will […]

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  • Employment opportunity

    Project Officer • Fixed term 6 months • $77,878 to $99,293 • Shepparton • Have a positive and lasting impact on the environment The Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group (GVWRRG) is a Victorian Government Statutory Agency. We work with industry and local government on large scale waste management strategies that divert waste from […]

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  • Board refresh brings new skills to resource recovery

    The Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group (GVWRRG) has welcomed two new directors to its board as the group continues to respond to emerging opportunities and challenges within the rapidly developing sector. Wendy Jones and Vanessa Petrie joined the eight-member board in August. GVWRRG Chair Seema Abdullah said the scheduled expiry of directorship terms saw […]

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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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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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 […]

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