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Bring friends and family together for a less wasteful Christmas

Date: 06-Dec-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The 12 Do's of Christmas are set to once again inspire Aussies to celebrate with more joy and less waste. Here are a few ideas to help you involve your loved ones, and get more people reducing, reusing and recycling these holidays...

3 ways to green your gifts

Date: 02-Dec-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Need help finding gifts with heart- We've got you covered whether your budget is big or small...

Bring friends and family together for a less wasteful Christmas

Date: 29-Nov-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The 12 Do's of Christmas are set to once again inspire Aussies to celebrate a Christmas with more joy and less waste. Here are a few ideas to help you involve your friends and family and get more people doing good these holidays...

Simple actions for a merry green Christmas

Date: 28-Nov-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Over the festive season, we eat, drink, party and buy more than any other time of the year, generating more waste and using more resources. Planet Ark is offering 12 simple tips that can make a big difference to your environmental impact and your budget over Christmas...

Simple actions for a merry green Christmas

Date: 28-Nov-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Over the festive season, we eat, drink, party and buy more than any other time of the year, generating more waste and using more resources. Planet Ark is offering 12 simple tips that can make a big difference to your environmental impact and your budget over Christmas...

Beautiful Blooming Garden award goes to...

Date: 27-Nov-13
Author: Zo Zhou
As part of Planet Ark's Schools Tree Day and the generous support of our friends at Bunnings, Manly Village Public School took part in their first ever planting starting 12 garden beds and vegie patches. The garden has flourished over the last 4 months and they have just won Manly Council's 'Beautiful Blooming Garden' Award for Best Community/School Garden!

Files rescued for recycling

Date: 26-Nov-13
Author: Zo Zhou
For National Recycling Week, workplaces, councils and schools held Friday File Flings to turn their unused files back into a valuable resource while decluttering the office! Find out what we collectively achieved...

Recycling wooden pallets creates jobs

Date: 19-Nov-13
Author: Ryan Collins
For every 10,000 tonnes of waste recycled, there are 9.2 jobs created as opposed to 2.8 jobs for the same amount of material sent to landfill. Read on...

Who were the 2013 VIC ResourceSmart Schools winners?

Date: 18-Nov-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Winners shared in $40,000 worth of cash and prizes at the Victorian ResourceSmart School Awards 2013. Find out who won...

Food For the Environment

Date: 17-Nov-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australian households throw away 4.5 million tonnes of food every year or enough to fill more than 450,000 garbage trucks. But food waste is the new frontier in recycling with the options of turning it into energy and valuable fertiliser growing rapidly.

Soft Plastic Going Down Down

Date: 16-Nov-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australians dispose of around 300,000 tonnes of flexible or soft plastics every year. A new program being run though selected Coles stores has recycled more than a million units (bags and packets) a week in its first year of operation.

NSW Waste Less Recycle More grants now open

Date: 15-Nov-13
Author: Ryan Collins
The largest waste and recycling funding program in Australia has announced the first round of grants.

 

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