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FOGO waste service keeps a lid on landfill

FOGO waste service keeps a lid on landfill

December 12th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

West Melbourne resident Emma Cook says doing her bit to help the environment by recycling food and garden organic waste from home has been hugely rewarding.

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Container deposit site proposed for West Melbourne

September 13th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne will consider a planning application that proposes to create a recycling centre within an industrial area of West Melbourne.

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Council consults on Power Melbourne

July 17th, 2023 - Sean Car

The City of Melbourne and two other neighbouring councils have identified 16 proposed locations for new neighbourhood batteries that will help deliver more renewable energy to inner-city locals, with consultation kicking off this month.

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A fun-gi event for all to indulge in

November 16th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

This month is Urban Agriculture Month, and to highlight the annual national movement, Kensington Stockyard Food Garden is holding a Gourmet Mushroom Growing workshop on November 20 from 10am. 

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Huge increase to greening of old buildings needed to hit 2040 net zero target

October 12th, 2022 - David Schout

The current rate of local buildings being decarbonised per year was nowhere near that required for the City of Melbourne to reach its commitment of net zero emissions by 2040, a report has revealed.

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Kensington Compost Hub creating positive environmental change

September 14th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

After seeing a rise in compost material coming back into the hub, the Kensington Town Hall Compost Hub (KTHCH) has resumed Sunday sessions for volunteers to come together.

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New harvest for Citywide

June 15th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Sometimes at about noon there will be a long line of street sweepers arriving from the CBD to offload their “harvest” at a large, rather complex wash plant at the Dynon Rd depot.

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Good news for recycling glass

April 13th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

A new glass recycling plant has been put through its paces over the past three months and the guys down at the Dynon Rd depot are pleased with its performance.

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A festival with a “bounce back” mission

February 17th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Before the streets of Melbourne’s CBD were filled with mass anti-lockdown and anti-vax protests, they were lined with climate change protesters.

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Urban forests bring residents pleasure

April 15th, 2021 - Jess Carrascalao Heard

The City of Melbourne has unveiled six green spaces which are thriving after receiving matched funding via the Habitat Grants under the Urban Forest Fund 2020 program.

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A festival with a “bounce back” mission

A festival with a “bounce back” mission

February 17th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker
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