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Sunday, October 21, 2018,00:07

Environment

Winter no excuse to leave campfires burning

David Nugent, Director Fire and Emergency, Parks Victoria, and Forest Fire Management Victoria officers urge visitors keep safe and follow campfire guidelines after responding to 45 unattended campfires on public land this winter.

Shire scraps tip fees for metal recycling

With the ‘War on Waste’ gaining momentum, Murrindindi Shire has joined the chorus for change by dropping its $10 per cubic metre fee for taking scrap metal to the Shire’s Waste Recovery Centres, effective immediately.

4000 solar panels installed in Yarra Ranges Shire

Yarra Ranges Shire Council has installed more than 2000 solar panels on its buildings across the municipality, dramatically reducing its carbon footprint and saving hundreds of thousands in bills.

Chihuahua attacked by eagle

A wedge-tail eagle has attacked a chihuahua, Kinglake local Mitch Bartlett told Tony Jones on 3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell