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Latest Stories


Everday Enviro with Elise - How to do disposables

Date: 18-Dec-18
Author: Elise Catterall
Avoiding any disposable items is always the ideal, but if you must indulge in disposable party wares there are alternatives to plastic.

Education, Indonesia-Australia relationship key to addressing NT plastic pollution

Date: 17-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
In recent years the issue of Asian plastic waste washing onto beaches in East Arnhem Land has become an ongoing scourge for rangers and environmentalists. Strengthening the bilateral relationship with Indonesia will be crucial to stemming the flow.

DNA of famous Galapagos tortoise could yield insights into ageing

Date: 17-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
The passing of Lonesome George in 2012 was met with great sadness in the conservation community. Now George's DNA is yielding extraordinary insights into both tortoise conservation and human ageing.

Planet Ark announces media partnership with Australian Circular Fashion Conference

Date: 13-Dec-18
Author: Josh Cole
Planet Ark and the Australian Circular Fashion Conference (ACFC) have teamed up to promote a more sustainable fashion industry.

A power positive partnership for schools

Date: 12-Dec-18
Author: Claire Bell
Planet Ark now has a sister organisation and we are excited about what this means for our carbon footprint.

Important green dates for the 2019 school calendar

Date: 12-Dec-18
Author: Claire Bell
2019 will be here before we know it, when planning for the coming school year get these dates on the calendar so your school doesn't miss out on doing its bit for the environment.

Spain bids farewell to coal

Date: 12-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
The nation's last privately owned coal pits will be closed later this month in a move many hope will bring a cleaner, greener future.

Keep your eco footprint small these holidays with Planet Ark's holiday hacks

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Josh Cole
Make the most of the holidays with Planet Ark's Holiday Hacks for Living Large with a Small Footprint.

Choosing an eco-friendly Christmas tree

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Debbie Agnew
For a lot of us, Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a tree, so should you fake it or go fresh?

Ikea bans single-use plastics from all stores and restaurants

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Earlier this year, the world's biggest furniture retailer, Swedish giant Ikea, announced it would phase out all single-use plastic products from shops and restaurants by 2020. That means no more plastic sporks with your Swedish meatballs.

We're celebrating 40 million cartridges saved from landfill

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Claire Bell
Cartridges 4 Planet has not only been celebrating 15 years in 2018, we're also celebrating over 40 million cartridges collected by the program since 2003.

Zero waste kit - Making reducing waste easy

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Do you want to be more in control of the waste you or your family are producing? We make it easy with this zero waste kit to tackle the big guns of everyday waste.

 

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