Hepburn Shire Council

What waste and resource recovery topics and challenges are important to Hepburn?

  • New innovations and micro solutions to local waste and resource recovery matters which also support economic development and employment opportunities;
  • Continual improvement on Transfer Station and Resale Centres including promotion of Hepburn Hot Trash Facebook page;
  • Data collection needs to be continually improved to provide evidence towards cost effective solutions;
  • Continue to increase diversion and resource recovery of materials; and
  • Illegal dumping.

What are the key existing facilities in this municipality?

  • Three (3) Council Transfer Stations and Resale Centres
  • Daylesford Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)
  • Davo’s Worm Farm

What facilities are expected to change within the next ten years in this municipality? (This may include new, or expanded facilities, or facilities to be closed).

  • Continuous improvement of Transfer Stations and Resale Centres;
  • Energy from Waste micro power station network.

What are the key Regional Implementation Plan Priority Actions for this Municipality?

1. Assess and, where viable, support the development of solutions and systems to increase the recover of priority materials.

4. Work with Councils and Industry to upgrade (and rationalise) infrastructure, improve operations and engage communities.

7. Contribute to the development and application of a reliable state and regional integrated data system to inform waste and resource recovery decisions.

9. Continue to work with relevant agencies, Councils, Industry, Schools and the community on waste and resource recovery education and engagement.

This information has been collated by Grampians Central West WRRG. It in no way reflects any policy, intent, or proposal of the Hepburn Shire Council or Staff.

Information collated in July 2016.