Welcome to the Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group (LMWRRG) website.

The LMWWRG 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).

Our key functions also include facilitating the procurement of waste and resource recovery infrastructure and services, to educate businesses and communities to reduce waste going to landfill and to integrate regional and local knowledge into State-wide waste strategies. To continue reading please visit the About Us page.

Recycling Victoria Councils and Communities Fund

Congratulations to everyone who received funding from the Recycling Victoria Councils and Communities Fund!

The Recycling Victoria Councils and Communities Fund provides grants to councils, local community groups, social enterprises, charities and not-for-profit organisations to deliver community- based circular economy projects.

Recipients of the fund were announced on Thursday, 15 July 2021, and we are pleased to announce that a number of Loddon Mallee councils and community groups were successful in their applications, including:

Swan Hill Rural City Council:
Undertaking a feasibility study for establishing a mattress recycling facility.
Funding: $20,000
Purchasing and installing stage 1 composting infrastructure.
Funding: $250,000

Buloke Shire Council (Project partner for Yarriambiack Shire Council)
Yarriambiack Shire Council is purchasing a mobile glass crushing unit, which will be shared between five municipalities in the Wimmera Mallee region (including Buloke Shire Council), to add recycled content to road projects.
Funding: $175,000

Hub Foundation Castlemaine
Establishing ten neighbourhood compost hubs in the backyards of participating households.
Project partners: Z-Net/Mount Alexander Shire Council, Green Hand Institute, Mount Alexander Sustainability Group and Grow Great Fruit Program.
Funding: $59,098

Neighbourhood Collective Australia (Bendigo)
Establishing an op-shop and a ‘slow fashion hub’.
Project partners: SisterWorks, Bendigo City Council, The Institute of Imperfection and The Mustard Tree.
Funding: $55,969

To view all recipients for the communities fund, click here  

To view all recipients for the councils fund, click here

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