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EPA video urges builders to ‘know where your waste is going’

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Know where your waste is going - that's EPA's message in a new video targeting anyone producing or transporting construction and demolition (C&D) waste in Victoria.

Released as part of EPA's Illegal Dumping Strikeforce Program dedicated to tackling large scale dumping of industrial waste, EPA's video urges building contractors and site managers to check that their C&D waste has been transported to an appropriate recycler or landfill.

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Consumers cautioned against online DIY tutorials

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Do it yourself videos appeal to the home handy person, but could be providing advice that leads to poor and even illegal outcomes. The Victorian Building Authority warns that certain jobs around the home are not only best left to the professionals, but legally can only be done by someone who is registered and or licensed to do the work.

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World Plumbing Day 2016

Friday, 26 February 2016

On 11 March, the VBA will be joining in the celebrations for World Plumbing Day. World Plumbing Day is an international event that highlights the important role that plumbing plays in the health, safety and sustainability of the community. It was initiated by the World Plumbing Council and is celebrated annually.

As part of World Plumbing Day events, representatives from the VBA will be attending the Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC) World Plumbing Day 2016 Industry Forum, which focuses on impacts on the future of the plumbing industry.

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