The Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group supports Melbourne’s 31 metropolitan councils to work with their communities to minimise waste and maximise resource recovery.

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Positive actions shared during International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is marked nationwide each year in May and presents an important opportunity to raise awareness and celebrate all things compost!... Posted: 20 May 2019


Residents justify illegal dumping as an act for community good

Recent social research commissioned by MWRRG has found that attempted or actual charitable acts are often used as a justification for residential dumping of hard waste material... Posted: 20 May 2019


Eliminating single use plastic needs collective action

Consumer action is an important driver for change in retail packaging, the Metropolitan Local Government Waste Management Forum (Forum) heard recently... Posted: 20 May 2019

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