Waste and Environment

Waste and Environment

Rubbish and recycling, wastewater, weed control and other environmental services and features in the Macedon Ranges.

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Biodiversity in the Macedon Ranges

Three bioregions sit within Macedon Ranges. These are the Victorian Volcanic Plains, the Central Victorian Uplands and Goldfields.

Sustainable living

Learn how to live a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle.

Climate Change

Council is playing a role in helping to address and adapt to the effects of climate change in our region.

Water and wastewater

Learn about how you can protect our waterways and our commitment to recycled water. Find out about septic tanks, wastewater and standpipes.

Bins, waste and recycling

Information on Council's bin collection service, Transfer Stations and other waste services.

Native and pest animals

Help us to record and protect our native wildlife, and control pest animals in the shire.

Bushland reserves

Council is working with the local community to protect and conserve our unique bushland areas.

Weeds and native plants

Practical information and resources to help you identify weeds and native plants on your property.

Land management and conservation

Practical and inspiring advice to help you improve the environmental and economic value of your land.

Environment groups & events

Contact a local group or choose from a range of environment events held all year round.

Burning off

Burning off is not allowed during the fire danger period without a permit. Conditions apply all other times of the year.