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Latest Stories

Calling Green Team Members

Date: 21-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Are you or your friend, colleague or partner part of a formal or informal Green Team or Sustainability Team at work?

Zero Waste To Landfill accreditation for Close the Loop

Date: 17-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
For the 6th year running, Close the Loop, Resource Recovery Partner for 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark', has been certified as 'Zero Waste to Landfill'.

Call For Environmental Trust Applications

Date: 25-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Grants for a range of projects are available through the Environmental Trust.

Recycle Right DVD Available

Date: 24-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
An educational DVD on how to Recycle Right is available for teachers and other commuity groups. The DVD includes the YouTube clips on the RecyclingWeek media pages - topics such as Plastic Containers, Contamination, Organics and E-Waste.

Planet Ark prepares to re-launch 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'

Date: 20-Mar-09
Author: Michelle Cook
Planet Ark is using Earth Day to re-launch the hugely successful 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program.

Victorian Bushfire Recovery: Chemical clear-out assistance

Date: 19-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Free assistance to all chemical users affected by the recent Victorian bushfires has been offered by Agsafe.

NRWO8 Evaluation Released

Date: 19-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
The Evaluation for National Recycling Week 2008 has now been released, with information on the outcomes of the campaign.

Alternative National Tree Day Dates Announced

Date: 26-Feb-09
Author: Caroline Jones
Planet Ark insures a range of dates for tree planting and other activities throughout the year.

Tropical Tree Day Gets Underway

Date: 03-Dec-08
Author: Michelle Cook
On Sunday 7 December 2008, volunteers from Australia's top end will get growing for Planet Ark's Tropical Tree Day.

NRW Launch with City of Sydney

Date: 12-Nov-08
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Hundreds of office workers, tourists, mums & bubs and Sydneysiders celebrated National Recycling Week on Monday 10th November at Martin Place, to the sounds of the National Junk Band - performing on their recycled instruments.

NRW Community Launch

Date: 12-Nov-08
Author: Amy Nancarrow
The National Recycling Week Community Launch was a great success at Newtown Festival on Sunday 9th November.

Lamp Recycling & Give-Away Program in Kiama

Date: 05-Nov-08
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Kiama Municipal Council are holding a recycling program for lamps during National Recycling Week. Check Events listing for details.


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