2024 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

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Bring your household chemicals for free & safe disposal! In the month of May, there will be the opportunity to dispose of any unwanted household and garden chemicals across Northern Tasmania. This includes: Please see below for collection days, times, and locations available for the free and safe disposal of your household chemicals. For safety […]

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Ag Artwear Competition 2024

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We’re excited to confirm the return of the most stylish competition – the Ag Artwear Competition, as part of Agfest 2024! Entering the competition Entrants must create wearable ‘works of art’ including accessories (hat, handbag, earrings, footwear etc.) created from materials and items of an agricultural nature found on a farm. The age categories are: […]

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B-cycle Battery Safety Awareness Campaign

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B-cycle wants to raise awareness and change current behaviours around household battery disposal 🔋 B-cycle is about creating a responsible battery lifecycle – from buying better batteries for the planet, to safe use, and recycling. Unfortunately, 90% of Australia’s used batteries end up in landfill, where they can leak toxic materials into the environment. B-cycle […]

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Garage Sale Trail

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The Garage Sale Trail is happening across two big weekends in November, 2023! Garage Sale Trail is Australia’s festival of pre-loved stuff, dedicated to helping you extend the life of your stuff and find the ultimate pre-loved gem. In 2022, over 300,000 Australians shopped or sold at more than 15,000 garage sales across the nation. […]

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The Udder Way interview with founder, Ed Crick

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Designed and manufactured in Tasmania, The Udder Way is an initiative bought to life by Ed Crick. Its mission is to eliminate single-use plastics globally. The idea was sparked by Ed noticing just how many 2-litre milk bottles were being used and sent to landfill, and how wasteful this practice is. “It’s the only commodity […]

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Dulverton Organics Transformation Project partners at the Groundbreaking ceremony on Monday 12 December, 2022.

Construction commences on the Dulverton Organics Transformation Project

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Monday 12th December 2022 saw the exciting commencement of the Dulverton Organics Transformation Project, also known as the DOT – which will transform composting on Tasmania’s North West Coast. Members of the Dulverton Waste Management Board and Government members, owner representatives, industry partners and construction partners attended a groundbreaking ceremony to signify the construction phase […]

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Suspension of the REDcycle program – and WMRR response

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Today, Australia was shaken by the announcement of the suspension of the REDcycle program – which oversaw the recycling of soft plastics nationwide, with drop-off points at Coles and Woolworths supermarkets. The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia have issued the following statement in regards to the news about REDcycle. WMRR response to […]

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