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Four bin system for all residents

All Victorian households are set to receive a fourth bin to dispose of glass under a new state government recycling scheme. The plan is in...

Our new Citizen of the Year

Woodend’s Lisa Richards was named Macedon Ranges Citizen of the Year for leading the way in recycling and reducing waste. Ms Richards, 48, said she was...

Food recycling bins roll out

Kitchen caddies are being delivered to about 14,000 homes ahead of Macedon Ranges council’s roll out of its new food organics and garden organics...

Glass bins on the way

Macedon Ranges residents will have an extra bin for their waste from next year. Councillors last Wednesday gave the green light to introduce a mandatory...

Glass-only bins now available

The first glass-only recycling bins have been installed in the Macedon Ranges. The 240-litre bins were installed earlier this month in Gisborne, Lancefield, Malmsbury and...

Green light for recycling

Hume’s recycling collections are no longer being dumped in landfill, with the council striking a deal to send the municipality’s recyclables to the former...

Glass bins rolled out

Public recycling bins for glass products will be installed in locations across the Macedon Ranges in the coming weeks, in response to the ongoing...

Glass cut from Ranges recycling

Macedon Ranges council is urging residents to separate glass from their recycling materials. The council and its waste contractor Four Seasons Waste have been seeking...

Macedon Ranges recycling not off to landfill

Recyclable material collected in the Macedon Ranges will not be sent to landfill after the Environment Protection Authority put a ban on contractor SKM Recycling. EPA...

Council targets glass recycling in new plan

Macedon Ranges council is about to start a glass recycling trial in Lancefield. About 800 properties in the area will participate in the trial which...

Creative fun in the bag

Sunbury school kids are tapping into their creative talents while doing their bit for the environment. Goonawarra Primary School prep to grade 2 pupils have...

Hume landfill use continues

Hume kerbside recycling will continue to be sent to landfill, with SKM Services Coolaroo plant remaining closed. However, Macedon Ranges will redirect its collection to...

Macedon Ranges rates and charges to rise by $89

Rates and charges for Macedon Ranges property owners will increase by an average of $89 under the council’s proposed budget for 2018-19. The proposed rise...

Recycling crisis costs Macedon Ranges an extra $233,000

Macedon Ranges council will wear an extra cost of $233,000 for its recycling service this financial year. And it is expecting to allocate hundreds of...

Tip shop opens at Kyneton Transfer Station

A tip top place to get pre-loved items has popped up in Kyneton, as Macedon Ranges council seeks to reduce the amount of waste...

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