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B-cycle Battery Safety Awareness Campaign

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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2023 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

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

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Garage Sale Trail

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

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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Rethink Waste Survey – we want to hear from you!

Rethink Waste is giving you the chance to make your voice heard – and win a fantastic prize! Complete the Rethink Waste Tasmania survey by 5pm on Friday 19 May for your chance to win a $250 gift card! We want to know what you know about waste management, and how you ‘rethink’ your waste. […]

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Applications close soon for Sustainability Program Manager position

** Please note that applications for this position are now closed.** Here’s your chance to shape the future of waste management in Northern Tasmania! Applications are now open for a Sustainability Program Manager for the Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Program, hosted by NRM North. This position provides the unique opportunity to drive the region’s circular […]

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NTWMP Independent Grants Assessment Panel

Please note that Expressions of Interest for this position have now closed. Are you passionate about supporting the northern Tasmanian community to reduce waste and drive circular economy initiatives? Can you represent the northern Tasmanian business and industry community? If yes – the Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Program (NTWMP) is keen to hear from you! […]

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Ag Artwear Competition 2023

We’re excited to confirm the return of the most stylish competition – the Ag Artwear Competition, as part of Agfest 2023! 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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Dulverton Organics Transformation Project partners at the Groundbreaking ceremony on Monday 12 December, 2022.

Construction commences on the Dulverton Organics Transformation Project

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

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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