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.


Keeping food and green waste out of landfill: a new guide for councils

On Thursday 27 September, MWRRG CEO Rob Millard officially launched Introducing a kerbside food and garden organics collection service – A guide for local government. ...

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Tour explores opportunity and innovation in the expanded polystyrene industry

An industry tour has revealed plenty of opportunity to increase the recovery of expanded polystyrene (EPS) in Victoria via increased demand and new collection models... Posted: 18 December 2018


Industrial cooker increases FareShare’s capacity to cook recovered food

FareShare is now cooking 5,000 extra meals a week and accepting more food donations thanks to the installation of a new cooker, partly funded by MWRRG... Posted: 18 December 2018


Partnership project supports innovation in the vinyl industry

Currently an estimated 5,000 tonnes of vinyl-coated polyester fabric such as advertising banners, truck tarpaulins and grain covers go to landfill each year in Australia... Posted: 26 November 2018

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