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Waste Contamination Policy adopted by Council

Posted by antonellaceli on April 6, 2021 at 8:20 AM

The Waste Contamination Policy has been adopted by Council.

 

It's as just as much about education and doing the right thing when it comes to recycling than it is about just being fined for putting a single plastic wrap in the wrong bin.

 

Seriously there are some people out there that just keep doing the wrong thing and contaminating the recycling bin with things that just aren't meant to go in there....

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Waste Management reforms to hold industry to account

Posted by antonellaceli on October 8, 2020 at 9:50 AM

My support to advance on waste management reforms to hold the industry to account and deliver reliable service to the community for household waste pick up and disposal will be consistent.


 

As a Council delegate to the MWRRG (Metro Waste & Resource Recovery Group) I am keen to promote initiatives that:


 

• minimise waste going to landfill,

 

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Reducing food waste to landfill and AWT's

Posted by antonellaceli on October 16, 2016 at 11:10 PM

Residents of the Mornington Peninsula Shire are interested in reducing food waste going to landfill. So I asked the question to the Officers via a candidate information request form on the 6th October, 2016.

 

"How far away are we as a Shire in starting to include organic food waste in our rubbish collection? If I recall we looking at the green waste bin as an option?"

 

The comprehensive

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Zero Waste to Landfill - Let's Talk Waste - Have Your Say

Posted by antonellaceli on April 8, 2014 at 6:55 AM

 

The Vision : Zero Waste to Landfill - Let's Talk Waste!

 

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Be a part of the conversation because the Council wants to hear your feedback about what is important to you when it comes to our waste management service on the Peninsula.

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No Charge Green Waste Weekend 26-27 October, 2013

Posted by antonellaceli on October 13, 2013 at 6:25 AM

No-Charge Green Waste Weekend is coming up for all MPS residents

on 26-27 October 2013.

Click on link for more info..

 

http://www.mornpen.vic.gov.au/Whats_On/...

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EPA Works Approval - Landfill at Old Pioneer Quarry

Posted by antonellaceli on July 18, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Update on Landfill Application: Council Decision on EPA Works Approval.

Note: Council is yet to determine on a Permit Application.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Moved: Cr. Martin Seconded: Cr. Rodgers

 

That Council notifies the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of the following:

 

1. Based on the information contained in the Works Approval application WA72215 at the old Pioneer Quarry, Council does not support the appl...

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Detox Your Home FREE Disposal

Posted by antonellaceli on June 24, 2013 at 7:05 AM

 

Detox Your Home with FREE disposal of:

 

• Paint (20 litres per visit)

• Motor Oil (20 litres per visit)

• Batteries – all types

• BBQ gas cylinders up to 9kg capacity

• Fluorescent tubes (domestic quantities)

 

at Detox Your Home permanent sites located ...

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Draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Policy

Posted by antonellaceli on October 29, 2012 at 9:15 AM

Have your Say: Waste Policy Review:

The Draft Victorian Waste & Resource Recovery Policy has been released. The public is invited to make submissions until 5pm, Friday 23 November 2012.

http://www.dse.vic.gov.au/conservation-and-environment/sustainability/waste-management-and-resource-efficiency

 

Mobile Detox Your Home Weekend coming up!

Posted by antonellaceli on October 23, 2012 at 1:55 AM

The "Mobile Detox Your Home" service will be available on 17 November 2012 from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM at FINGAL and 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM at MORNINGTON. Detox Your Home and dispose of your dangerous and unwanted chemicals that are lying around the house. Click on this link to see the video and be sure to Register to use the service. Drop off address will be provided when registered. The Shire also provides Detox Your Home permanent facilities details can ...

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How to Save Money at the Tip Gate

Posted by antonellaceli on October 12, 2012 at 9:55 AM

 

Sort out your rubbish and SAVE money at the tip!

 

By sorting out your recyclable products and placing them separately on top of your trailer BEFORE you arrive at the tip gate you will save money on the trailer load. Many recyclable items are accepted for FREE like:

  • White goods (not fridges);
  • Aluminium;
  • Glass bottles and jars;
  • Newspaper and cardboard; Car oil (domestic q...
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