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  • Have your say – Victoria’s container deposit scheme (CDS)

    The Victorian Government is introducing a container deposit scheme (CDS) to increase beverage container recycling and reduce litter in Victoria. Community consultation is currently open and provides an opportunity for the Victorian public to provide feedback on the scheme’s design and how it should operate. The consultation period closes 11.59pm Monday 30 November 2020. A […]

  • New Waste Act and Authority proposed model – public submission period open

    Victoria’s waste and recycling system has experienced significant market shocks in recent years, highlighting the vulnerability of this essential service relied on by all Victorians. To address these issues and to move towards a more circular economy, the Victorian Government released Recycling Victoria: A new economy in February this year. The policy and action plan […]

  • Staying Apart Keeps Us Together

    Victoria is stepping up coronavirus (COVID-19) testing to help find and isolate cases quickly. Getting tested means you keep yourself, your friends, family, workplace and your community safe. If you have any of these symptoms, no matter how mild, you must get tested and stay home: – Fever, chills or sweats – Cough – Sore […]

  • Disposing of household waste that may have had contact with COVID-19

    The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has provided information on how to safely dispose of household waste that may have had contact with COVID-19. COVID-19 is spread from person to person most likely through: • close contact with an infectious person • contact with droplets from an infected person’s cough or sneeze; or • touching objects […]


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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Detox Your Home

Toxic household chemicals, such as cleaning products, pool chemicals, and weed killer, can be safely disposed of for FREE at Sustainability Victoria's Detox Your Home events. Collected items are recovered for reuse or safely disposed of.

Detox Your Home events will be held in:


Sat, 28 Nov, 9am - 12noon

Wallan Resource Recovery Centre

Click here to register



Sat, 12 Dec 2020, 9am - 1pm

Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre

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Anybody that wishes to attend a Detox Your Home event must register.

Detox Your Home events are now drive-through (no walk-ins) and contactless, and supported by a COVIDSafe plan.

For more information and to view the full list of items accepted and not accepted, click here.



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.