Metropolitan Waste Management Group

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A metropolitan Melbourne community that strives to be waste free

The Melbourne Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group is responsible for waste management and planning in Melbourne. We promote a hierarchy of reuse, then recycling and finally best practice management for the residual waste stream.


Find links to your local council, drop-off locations for recycling or disposal of common household items as well as more information on recycling, waste reduction and sustainable living.

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Local Government

MWRRG is working with metropolitan Melbourne councils to plan waste management and resource recovery activities, procure services and to educate and engage with the community.

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MWRRG works with Victorian business to manage waste and recover resources from the commercial and industrial (C&I) and construction and demolition (C&D) sectors.

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Latest News

  • Team Leader Stakeholder Engagement job vacancy
    The Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group has a vacancy for a Team Leader Stakehol ... More »
  • New legislation expands our role and name
    An amendment to the Environment Protection Act 1970 effective from 1 August has meant an ex ... More »
  • Thanks and farewell to Marion van Gameren
    Marion van Gameren, our Schools Engagement Support Officer, is leaving MWMG to retire at th ... More »