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Extra Extra newsprint recycling efforts in Australia lead the world

Date: 24-Aug-12
Author: Ryan Collins
Australia has come out ahead in its recovery and recycling rate for newsprint for 2012, keeping with a steadily high trend set in the last two years. According to an annual report from the Publishers' National Environment Bureau, 77.7% of all Australian newsprint was recovered compared to the average 70.0% recycling rate for newsprint in Europe.

Extra Extra newsprint recycling efforts in Australia lead the world

Date: 23-Aug-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Australia has come out ahead in its recovery and recycling rate for newsprint for 2012, keeping with a steadily high trend set in the last two years. According to an annual report from the Publishers' National Environment Bureau, 77.7% of all Australian newsprint was recovered compared to the average 70.0% recycling rate for newsprint in Europe.

Extra Extra newsprint recycling efforts in Australia lead the world

Date: 23-Aug-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Australia has come out ahead in its recovery and recycling rate for newsprint for 2012, keeping with a steadily high trend set in the last two years. According to an annual report from the Publishers' National Environment Bureau, 77.7% of all Australian newsprint was recovered compared to the average 70.0% recycling rate for newsprint in Europe.

Vote for the 'Three Little Pigs'

Date: 20-Aug-12
Author: Chris Philpot
We all remember the fairy tale 'The Three Little Pigs' but probably don't realise that they would all be much safer in today's world. Building from responsibly sourced wood is much stronger than twigs and also stores more carbon. Find out more...

Forte building on ABC News

Date: 20-Aug-12
Author: Chris Philpot
Check out the Forte Building in Melbourne on the ABC News

Invitation to WCRA NSW Breakfast

Date: 17-Aug-12
Author: Ryan Collins
The Waste Contractors and Recyclers Association of NSW are organising the 'Breakfast That Means Business' event in Lidcombe, NSW with presentations from Transport for NSW and the Environment Protection Authority NSW

ACCC Webinar to Address Carbon Price Concerns

Date: 02-Aug-12
Author: Ryan Collins
Small businesses that are concerned about their obligations and rights in relation to carbon price claims have the opportunity to have their questions answered at an online information session run by the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC).

A HUGE Thank You From Planet Ark

Date: 31-Jul-12
Author: Zo Zhou
With your support, National Tree Day 2012 was a great success - find out why it was super special this year and how you can help extend the Tree Day experience.

Classes head outside for Schools Tree Day

Date: 27-Jul-12
Author: Sara McGregor
More than 200,000 primary and secondary students from over 1,500 schools across Australia are learning an important life lesson outside today as they plant trees and shrubs to contribute to the health of their community.

Nature Deficit Disorder

Date: 26-Jul-12
Author: Janet Sparrow
Leading international speaker Richard Louv, author of Nature Deficit Disorder, is visiting Sydney and hosting a free forum at the State Library on the evening of Wednesday 8th August. Richard will speak with passion and purpose on the growing disconnect between children and nature and the impact of this on their psychological, physical and spiritual health and wellbeing. Find out more here...

WA Infinity and Environment Award Nominations are Open

Date: 29-Jun-12
Author: Ryan Collins
It's awards time in WA with the Infinity Awards and Western Australia Environment Awards 2012 open for nominations.

'Green time' helps learning and wellbeing

Date: 27-Jun-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Planet Ark and Toyota's recent study "Planting Trees - Just What the Doctor Ordered" points to the more human benefits of connecting with nature through events like National Tree Day.

 

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