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Wooden prizes up for grabs

Date: 13-Oct-14
Author: Chris Philpot

Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

Date: 13-Oct-14
Author: Ryan Collins
Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Schools can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and students and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

Date: 09-Oct-14
Author: Ryan Collins
Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

Date: 07-Oct-14
Author: Claire Grant
Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

Date: 07-Oct-14
Author: Claire Grant
Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

Positive Social Proof - Behaviour Change Made Easy

Date: 03-Oct-14
Author: Damian Dabrowski
They're common in almost all workplaces, the sign telling people to turn the lights off when they leave a room or the e-mail bemoaning the mess in the kitchen. But what's written on that sign or in the e-mail can have a significant impact on how effective it is and whether it has a positive or a negative impact.

Positive Social Proof - Behaviour Change Made Easy

Date: 25-Sep-14
Author: Damian Dabrowski
They're common in almost all workplaces, the sign telling people to turn the lights off when they leave a room or the e-mail bemoaning the mess in the kitchen. But what's written on that sign or in the e-mail can have a significant impact on how effective it is and whether it has a positive or a negative impact.

Buy Ugly Food and Help Local Farmers

Date: 25-Sep-14
Author: Marty Middlebrook
Anyone who has grown fruit and veg at home knows that nature doesn't always produce the perfect specimen. But, until now, you'd never see that imperfection in the supermarket. One Australian retailer has joined an international trend to get that imperfect produce to your plate and in do so save you money and prevent waste.

Snap Some Wood To Win An iPad With A Wooden Cover

Date: 22-Sep-14
Author: Chris Philpot
Do you enjoy taking photos? Would you like to win one of four iPads - with wooden covers worth almost $700 each? Then enter the 'Snap Some Wood' competition by taking a photo of wooden structures, objects or renovations.

Library's innovative timber design wins sustainability award

Date: 19-Sep-14
Author: Sara McGregor
Library at the Dock in Melbourne's Docklands has won the Sustainability Award at the Australian Timber Design Awards.

Grand Designs Live - Free Tickets!

Date: 17-Sep-14
Author: Chris Philpot
We've got 50 complimentary double passes for Grand Designs Live in Melbourne and Sydney to give away to our loyal readers (valued at $59 each).

Responsibility is Trending

Date: 01-Sep-14
Author: Ryan Collins
If you've recycled a mobile phone or printer cartridge you are part of a growing trend. Manufacturers of an increasing number of products are taking responsibility for the environmental impacts of the items they make. The responsibility trend now covers products as varied as plastic bags, mobile phones and tyres.