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  • MEDIA RELEASE – Working together for a sustainable future

    Through their participation in a regional collaborative tender for kerbside waste and recycling services, twelve councils and alpine resorts across the Hume region are taking an important step towards reducing material to landfill, supporting a sustainable regional circular economy and driving economic growth. A Request for Tender has been released this week which will cover […]

  • Request for Tender – waste and recycling services

    The North East and Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Groups are proud to be supporting twelve (12) councils and alpine resorts in the Hume region with a regional collaborative Request for Tender for waste and recycling services, as part of the ‘Resource Recovery Collective – Hume’. The Request for Tender includes the collection, transport […]

  • Recycling Victoria – 1 July 2022

    From 1 July 2022, GVWRRG staff will transfer to Recycling Victoria to deliver the functions of RV including building capacity and supporting best practice procurement and contract management for councils. Our work will continue under Recycling Victoria as Victoria’s waste and recycling sector regulator. Our staff will be doing the same work, under a different […]

  • Waste and Resource Recovery Briefing

    A recent Waste and Resource Recovery Briefing was an opportunity for Local Government representatives to come together and continue their preparation for major waste and recycling reforms to be implemented as part of  the Victorian Government’s Recycling Victoria: a new economy policy. Local Government waste and resource recovery leaders from across the Goulburn Valley region […]


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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18 March 2022 – Global Recycling Day
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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.