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Latest Stories


'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' turns e-waste into opportunity

Date: 29-Apr-13
Author: Planet Ark
Printer cartridges contain valuable metals such as steel, aluminium and copper, much of which can be recycled, so it's important that people continue to recycle them. The recycled materials can be turned into pens, rulers, chemical spill clean up kits, and in eWood applications such as park benches, fencing and signs.

Nominate for a 2013 Green Globe Award

Date: 26-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
NSW small and large businesses, individuals, state and local government and not-for-profit organisations who can demonstrate significant environmental achievements are encouraged to nominate for an award.

Commercial and industrial waste and recycling workshop

Date: 23-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The NSW Environmental Protection Authority and the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW are teaming up to help businesses and councils reduce waste and recycle more. Find out how your organisation could benefit...

Toyota steers towards a greener future

Date: 19-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Our long term National Tree Day Sponsor Toyota recently celebrated the sale of 5 million hybrids!

Plant a Memory

Date: 19-Apr-13
Author: The Tree Day Team was recently sent a photo of the 'Legacy Garden of Appreciation' which, in the lead up to ANZAC Day was a powerful reminder of how beautiful a tree or garden planting can be as a way of honoring loved ones or marking milestones. Find out more ...

E-Waste Recycling World Record Attempt

Date: 18-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australians are world-leading recyclers - just look at the 21 million printer cartridges recycled by 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'. And now, between the 20th and 28th April we can help TechCollect set a world record for the most TVs, computers and printers recycled. Find out how you can help and let your friends and family know. Read more...

E-Waste Recycling World Record Attempt

Date: 15-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australians are world-leading recyclers - just look at the 21 million printer cartridges recycled by 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'. And now, between the 20th and 28th April we can help TechCollect set a world record for the most TVs, computers and printers recycled. Find out how you can help and let your friends and family know. Read more...

E-Waste Recycling World Record Attempt

Date: 15-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australians are world-leading recyclers - just look at the 21 million printer cartridges recycled by 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'. And now, between the 20th and 28th April we can help TechCollect set a world record for the most TVs, computers and printers recycled. Find out how you can help and let your friends and family know. Read more...

E-Waste Recycling World Record Attempt

Date: 15-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australians are world-leading recyclers - just look at the 21 million printer cartridges recycled by 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'. And now, between the 20th and 28th April we can help TechCollect set a world record for the most TVs, computers and printers recycled. Find out how you can help and let your friends and family know. Read more...

E-Waste Recycling World Record Attempt

Date: 12-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australians are world-leading recyclers - just look at the 21 million printer cartridges recycled by 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'. And now, between the 20th and 28th April we can help TechCollect set a world record for the most TVs, computers and printers recycled. Find out how you can help and let your friends and family know. Read more...

Burning Rubber

Date: 11-Apr-13
Author: Zo Zhou
More than 48 million tyres reach the end of their life in Australia each year, and RecyclingNearYou and companies like Kmart Tyre and Auto Service are helping to ensure that they don't end up in landfill or worse. Find out how you can be part of the solution...

Old Mobiles Help Change Lives

Date: 21-Mar-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Salvos Stores will get $2/kg of mobiles collected in-store from MobileMuster in a new partnership. Read on...

 

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