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.


New resources to help councils kerb illegal dumping

Illegal dumping costs Melbourne’s 31 councils more than $11 million annually, and the amount of dumped rubbish grows each year...

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MWRRG celebrates International Women’s Day

Monday 8 March is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate the achievement of women working in waste and resource recovery at MWRRG, councils, industry and across government... Posted: 5 March 2021


MWRRG 2019-20 Annual Report published

MWRRG’s Annual Report was tabled yesterday in the Parliament of Victoria. From the Victorian Government’s new circular economy policy, Recycling Victoria: a new economy to responding to challenges such as... Posted: 19 February 2021


Template to help councils reduce recycling contamination

Our new recycling contamination minimisation plan template will help councils minimise contamination in household kerbside recycling bins—reducing costs and improving markets for recycled products... Posted: 17 February 2021

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