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With Vertical Gardens the Plant-abilities Are Endless!

Date: 04-May-15
Author: Debbie Agnew
You can create a lush oasis just about anywhere. Inside or out. On the floor or on a wall. In a tiny apartment or in the boardroom. The plant-abilities are endless with vertical gardens. Take it from the team at Planet Ark, we just installed green walls in our reception area, meeting room, hallway, kitchen and work area. And the best news is you don't need a green thumb to have a green wall thanks to the Productive Garden Co who specialise in affordable, easy to assemble, modular, vertical gardens made from 100% recycled products. You wouldn't believe how easy, cost effective and infectiously fun these green walls are. Check them out and see our new transformed office!

The Circle of Life

Date: 28-Apr-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Innovative programs like 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' are an essential part of a growing circular economy, a closed loop process in which we recycle valuable materials to keep them in the productive economy for as long as possible. We can all choose to participate. But how?

The Circle of Life

Date: 27-Apr-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Innovative programs like 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' are an essential part of a growing circular economy, a closed loop process in which we recycle valuable materials to keep them in the productive economy for as long as possible. We can all choose to participate. But how?

The Circle of Life

Date: 27-Apr-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Innovative programs like 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' are an essential part of a growing circular economy, a closed loop process in which we recycle valuable materials to keep them in the productive economy for as long as possible. We can all choose to participate. But how?

Garden Bed and Rulers Up For Grabs

Date: 24-Apr-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
Schools have been an important part of 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' since the beginning and they've had great results.

Your Fashion Footprint

Date: 24-Apr-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
Fashion fever is all around us at the moment with Fashion Week coming to a close as well as the release of the Australian Fashion Report 2015.

One House, Four Hours, Four Tonnes of Recycling

Date: 24-Apr-15
Author: Brad Gray
If your household is like most Australian homes you recycle diligently. But how much do you think you could recycle in one four-hour period?

When You Get Outside .......

Date: 24-Apr-15
Author: Claire Grant
We urgently need to wake up to link between human health and the natural environment and make a personal and and collective commitment to reconnect with the great outdoors

The Real Impact of Plastic and How to Kick the Habit for Good

Date: 17-Apr-15
Author: Joe Baker
Among the substances polluting our land and water, plastic is both insidious and destructive. Single-use plastic bags are among the most damaging.

Help Create a Nature-Rich Learning Environment at Your School

Date: 16-Apr-15
Author: Claire Grant
Join Planet Ark and over 280,000 educators, children and parents in celebrating Schools Tree Day the week of Friday July 24, 2015.

Queensland researchers develop world-first water recycling system, discover valuable worm industry

Date: 13-Apr-15
Author: Marty McCarthy (ABC)
Farming sustainably can often be expensive, but Queensland researchers have found a way for aquaculture to profit from being eco-friendly, by growing worms in waste water.

UK Offshore wind farm fund nets £463m

Date: 13-Apr-15
Author: Daily Mail UK
More than £460 million has been raised for the world's first dedicated offshore wind fund to invest in wind farms off the UK's coasts.

 

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