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Latest Stories

Schools are going solar with Planet Ark Power

Date: 21-Sep-17
Author: Martin Daniel
Planet Ark Power is helping schools around Australia to generate their own clean solar power, using energy efficiency and storage technologies with minimum financial outlay.

Does your school recycle right? Take the Challenge!

Date: 21-Sep-17
Author: Carol Warwick
Schools around the country are invited to join the Schools Recycle Right Challenge, a National Recycling Week initiative.

Take the Schools Recycle Right Challenge

Date: 19-Sep-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Starting in October - the Schools Recycle Right Challenge is a 6 week build up to National Recycling Week.

HIH GreenSmart Awards celebrate Australia's most sustainable homes

Date: 14-Sep-17
Author: Billy Pringle
The Housing Industry Association has announced the winners of its GreenSmart awards, recognising the builders, designers and manufacturers who are striving for the highest standard of sustainability in the building industry.

Sunshine Coast sisters launch Australian-first sustainability project

Date: 14-Sep-17
Author: Carol Warwick
Two sisters from the Sunshine Coast have launched an Australian-first project helping small businesses adopt the principles of the circular economy and experience the social, environmental and financial benefits of sustainable waste management.

Brush-tailed phascogale makes a surprise appearance on revegetated islands

Date: 14-Sep-17
Author: Josh Cole
A cute surprise awaited conservationists on the mid-north coast of New South Wales when they found an unexpected guest, the brush-tailed phascogale.

What do Smiths, Kathmandu and Jurlique have in common?

Date: 13-Sep-17
Author: Marty Middlebrook
The Australian Packaging Covenant was formed by industry to strive for environmentally responsible packaging. The recent annual awards ceremony has celebrated the brands making a real difference through responsible packaging.

An electric future for driving

Date: 01-Sep-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Governments and industry boost appeal of hybrid vehicles, including the construction of an electric superhighway alongside iconic Great Barrier Reef.

Facing down fast fashion with up-cycled clothes

Date: 01-Sep-17
Author: Billy Pringle
In an effort to curb the environmental and ethical cost of textiles manufacturing and waste, more and more people are choosing to up-cycle their clothes or buy second hand. This 'slow fashion revolution' encourages consumers to think about the entire life cycle of their wardrobe.

Decades of community action brings a disappearing frogmouth back from the brink

Date: 01-Sep-17
Author: Josh Cole
A joint effort by Queensland's Sunshine Coast Council and local volunteers has kept the marbled frogmouth in the Blackall range and promoted awareness about the tawny frogmouth's smaller cousin.

Aurora, the world's largest solar thermal plant coming to Port Augusta

Date: 01-Sep-17
Author: Elise Catterall
Not long after the recent closures of its coal-driven power stations, South Australia's Port Augusta is now putting its abundant sunshine to use with a solar thermal plant that will produce power that is completely emission-free.

Keep on recycling

Date: 29-Aug-17
Author: Carol Warwick
The waste and recycling industry has been under the spotlight recently causing Australians to ask "Should we keep recycling?". Planet Ark says yes, and this is why ...


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