Environment and Energy

Changes to Requirements for Kerbside Recycling

With a change to Suez for kerbside collection, our recycling is going to a different materials recycling facility (MRF). As a result, there as some changes to the requirements for recycled materials that are acceptable.

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June Weather – More Wet to Come

June has been a very wet month with 158mm of rain compared to the June average of 105mm. The year to date rainfall of 452mm is above the long term mean of 393mm.

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Truck Art Competition for the Environment

Council is launching a new truck art competition to celebrate the arrival the kerbside collection service of Suez Recycling and Recovery. The competition is open for students in the region from Kindergarten to Year 12.

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Anatomy of a Power Failure

On May 25 a power failure affected a wide area from Ballarat to Glenlyon as a result of an accident on the Western Highway in Warrenheip. Power was quickly restored in Daylesford but outlying areas waited well into the evening for the lights to come back on. We asked Powercor for more information.

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