(VIC) Site Visit - Material Recovery Facility Tour

Date: August 15, 2018

Start Time: 9:45 am
End Time: 12:00 pm




The Rethink Centre is part of a working industrial site devoted to waste and recycling. The site includes a Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and is only 7 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD.

As a part of the tour you will visit a working Material Recovery Facility and see what happens to the contents of your household  recycle bin. Find out what a Material Recovery Facility is and how science and technology play a part in sorting used newspapers,  cardboard boxes, jam jars, soup cans and soft drink bottles and cans into paper, glass, steel, plastics and aluminium ready for reprocessing.

Find out about material reprocessing.


09.45 am - 12.00 pm site visit

This site visit will take approx two hours - All attendees to meet at the main reception for the tour.



AIP Members $15 inc GST

Non-Members $25 inc GST



All attendees must wear flat-soled enclosed shoes.


The Rethink Centre is part of a working industrial site and as such visitors, for their safety, should:
• Access the Rethink Centre in accordance with the site access map - CLICK HERE...
• Wear flat-soled enclosed shoes.

Parking for cars is available in Banksia Street opposite Osney Avenue, Bellfield. Entry to the walking/bike path that leads to the Rethink entrance is on Banksia Street, opposite Osney Avenue. See site location and visitor access instructions. Only street parking is available.

Visitors must use the gateway intercom system and wait outside the entry gate until welcomed by a Rethink Centre guide. If, when you arrive, you have any questions about access or parking arrangements, please call 9490 4500 for assistance.

Maree Pollard,
Rethink Centre Coordinator,
Banyule City Council
T 03 9490 4532




*CPE points are used to maintain your Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) credential.





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NB: STRICTLY NO COMPETITORS ALLOWED ON SITE. Your details will be passed on to the site for final approval. Once approval has been given by the site you will be sent an email to confirm your place on the visit. A tax invoice will also be emailed to non-members at this time.

Banyule Rethink Education Centre

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