• Back to Earth

    The Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group (GVWRRG) is working with three municipalities across the Goulburn Valley in expanding and introducing a food and green organics service to their residents. Greater Shepparton City Council currently offer a garden organics kerbside service to their residents. In late 2015 Shepparton, Moira and Strathbogie Shire Councils will […]

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  • Flouro Collect

    A new service called Fluoro Collect, to fully recycle fluorescent lights and keep harmful mercury out of landfill, was launched in the Goulburn Valley in 2013. Councils now have a ‘tube terminator’ at their disposal to process both compact fluorescent globes and fluorescent tubes. The tube terminators not only keep mercury out of landfill, but […]

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  • Get It Sorted

    As part of the Get It Sorted campaign, GVWRRG are aiming to raise the profile of our regional resource recovery centres. Resource recovery centres are facilities provided in over 270 communities in Victoria. They have been designed to help reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill and to recycle as much as possible. Traditionally […]

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  • Professional development

    Apart from educating the community in waste and resource recovery activities, the GVWWRG endeavours to support the 6 Goulburn Valley member councils in identifying any knowledge gaps and promoting professional development. Twenty-six participants from 9 councils, 2 waste contractors and 2 waste and resource recovery groups completed a Certificate 4 in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management). […]

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