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Latest Stories


The 12 Do's of Christmas

Date: 09-Dec-11
Author: Sara McGregor
Whether it's Christmas on a budget or a Christmas of splurging, Planet Ark's 12 Do's of Christmas will help Australians reduce their environmental impact this festive season while still celebrating the festive season with friends and family.

Announcing the winners of our Schools Competition

Date: 29-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
The winners of the 'Life is Better with Trees' schools competition have been drawn. Find out which schools have won some great prizes...

Competition closes this Friday

Date: 22-Nov-11
Author: Zhi Yan
If you haven't already submitted an entry into the Schools Recycle Right Challenge Competition, don't panic - there's still time! Entries close this Friday, 25th November.

Register now to attend FSC Knowledge Tree supported by Planet Ark

Date: 18-Nov-11
Author: Chris Philpot
Are you in the construction, timber supply, development or contracting industry? Do you want to understand FSC and how to gain competitive advantage? Have you been asked to work on a Green Star job and supply FSC Certified Products? Then come along to FSC's free information breakfast specifically targeted to you to help you grow your FSC Knowledge Tree. Planet Ark is a proud supported of the FSC Knowledge Tree in Sydney.

Recycle Your Mobile Phone Securely

Date: 09-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
New research conducted by the mobile phone industry's official recycling program, MobileMuster, has revealed that 76 per cent of Australians would feel more confident recycling their old mobiles if they knew how to delete or save the data stored on them*.

Recycle Your Mobile Phone Securely

Date: 09-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
New research conducted by the mobile phone industry's official recycling program, MobileMuster, has revealed that 76 per cent of Australians would feel more confident recycling their old mobiles if they knew how to delete or save the data stored on them*.

Choosing the Right Recycler

Date: 08-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
Ensuring your waste is recycled correctly and legally can be as easy as asking a recycler the right questions. Check out our guide for 'Choosing the Right Recycler.'

University opens 'greenest' building to advance sustainability research and innovation

Date: 07-Nov-11
Author: Chris Philpot
The University of British Columbia has opened the most sustainable building in North America. The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)is constructed primarily of certified wood and beetle-killed wood (currently B.C.'s largest source of carbon emissions). Its wood structure locks in more than 500 tonnes of carbon, offsetting the GHG emissions that resulted from the use of other non-renewable construction materials in the building such as cement, steel and aluminum.

Get Ready To Fling

Date: 04-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
With over 40 businesses registered, the Friday File Fling is in full swing! Find out who is participating and how your business can get involved - it's not too late.

Round Up Your Old Mobiles - It's Free and Easy

Date: 03-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
The 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program and MobileMuster have teamed up to help you, your colleagues and your workplace recycle your printer cartridges and mobile phones in one easy step.

Choosing the Right Recycler

Date: 03-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
Ensuring your waste is recycled correctly and legally can be as easy as asking a recycler the right questions. Check out our guide for 'Choosing the Right Recycler.'

Choosing the Right Recycler

Date: 03-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band
Ensuring your waste is recycled correctly and legally can be as easy as asking a recycler the right questions. Check out our guide for 'Choosing the Right Recycler.'

 

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