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Box Hill Historical Society – pioneering waste incineration in Box Hill

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pioneering waste incineration – A Box Hill story

Sunday 16 June, 2pm to 3.30 pm, at the Bert Lewis Room (Meeting Room 1), 1st Floor, Box Hill Library,1040 Whitehorse Road.

Special Guest Speaker Jim Happ will present on waste incineration in Box Hill.

For many years in the early 1900s, municipal waste was sent to a filthy tip, with horrendous impacts on community health. Jim will tell us about the key role Box Hill played in the development of an Australian innovation in waste incineration, allowing the closure of those tips.

Visitors are most welcome. Admission is via a gold coin donation. Enquiries ph: 03 9285 4808.


June 16
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Box Hill Historical Society
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Box Hill Library
1040 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill,
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