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Schools Recycle Right Challenge Winners

Date: 02-Dec-16
Author: Ryan Collins
The winners of the Naturale Schools Recycle Right Challenge Competition have been announced! Entries were received from all over Australia and Planet Ark would like to say a big thank you to all the schools and students that entered. Find out who won and read some of the very original and imaginative winning entries.

Construction Commences on a 10-storey CLT Luxury Retirement Village in Sydney

Date: 02-Dec-16
Author: David Rowlinson
Building contractor Strongbuild has recently begun construction on a 10-storey CLT tower as part of a luxury retirement village at Sydney's Norwest Business Park Circa precinct.

Do Durable Decorations or Make Your Own

Date: 02-Dec-16
Author: Ryan Collins
Are you buying and throwing out Christmas decorations every year? Well our first DO of Christmas can save you money, reduce wastage and provide ideas for crafty, family traditions!

Get Crafty this Christmas

Date: 01-Dec-16
Author: Marty Middlebrook
Before you recycle this Christmas - why not re-use some every day items to make cards, wrapping paper, decorations and even a homemade Christmas tree! Planet Ark staffer Marty and his family give some easy craft tips for you to try at home.

Unwrapping Festive Packaging Recycling

Date: 01-Dec-16
Author: Claire Bell
Is the squirty cream aerosol can recyclable? How about the brandy custard carton or the broken champagne glass? The festive season means lots of drinks, snacks and party food. Which, in turn, means lots of extra packaging, which can be hard to avoid. Being organised and knowing what's recyclable is one way to avoid sending resources into landfill.

Give Your Old Tech a New Life at Work

Date: 01-Dec-16
Author: Claire Bell
As the year draws to a close take a look around your office to see the little piles of redundant tech items gathering dust? It is easier than you might think to de-clutter your office, to get most of these items recycled and to make the news even better most of the recycling can be done for FREE!

How to Reduce Spending and Your Eco-Footprint This Christmas

Date: 01-Dec-16
Author: Ryan Collins
With Australians spending over $1,000 at Christmas, some forward planning for meals and presents can lead to big savings for your wallet and eco-footprint.

Keeping Plastic Bags Out of Kerbside: Scrunch and Recycle

Date: 25-Nov-16
Author: Brad Gray
Soft plastics, the kind that can be scrunched into a ball, are among the biggest problems in the kerbside recycling system. In fact 8 out of 10 councils consider them the number one problem as they get caught in the recycling machinery.

National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life Launched

Date: 21-Nov-16
Author: David Rowlinson
Industry, academia and government have partnered to create the National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life - a new group designed to put Australia at the forefront of international best practice.

Low Carbon Football Stadium Made of Sustainably Sourced Wood

Date: 08-Nov-16
Author: David Rowlinson
Forest Green Rovers may only play in the fifth tier of the UK's soccer pyramid, but the team will soon have facilities up there with the very best. It has appointed Zaha Hadid Architects to construct a low-carbon stadium made almost entirely of sustainably sourced wood.

Cleaning Up Confusion for National Recycling Week

Date: 07-Nov-16
Author: Ryan Collins
A report released for National Recycling Week shows Australians are keen recyclers, but most are still making mistakes

New Endorsement - Soft on the Environment and You

Date: 03-Nov-16
Author: Brad Gray
CEO Paul Klymenko and ABC Tissue Products' Brand Manager Loretta Lau announce Naturale Toilet Tissue, our newest endorsement

 

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