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Latest Stories


Congratulations to our Business Recycling Competition Winner!

Date: 20-Apr-18
Author: Sam Carey
We have one happy winner on our hands!

Planet Ark urges Ipswich Council to reverse decision to send valuable materials to landfill

Date: 20-Apr-18
Author: Josh Cole
We think that Ipswich council's decision to send all residential kerbside recycling to landfill is an unfortunate reaction to China's National Sword Policy AKA the 'China Ban'.

Nestlé to go fully reusable and recyclable by 2025

Date: 12-Apr-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
The world's largest food and beverage company has announced plans to make its packaging 100% reusable and recyclable by 2025.

Woolworths, Coles remove plastic bags from stores ahead of schedule

Date: 12-Apr-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
Woolworths and Coles announced they were stopping the use of lightweight plastic bags at a combined 16 locations across Australia earlier than anticipated.

Renewables produced more than twice as much new energy as fossil fuels in 2017

Date: 12-Apr-18
Author: Josh Cole
New Chinese solar projects and an international interest in electricity grid stability are helping to make renewables the bigger, better option for power generation.

Planet Ark and Bingo aim for the top with a bold new vision

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Kristie Baker
We are proud to announce our renewed partnership with Bingo Industries Limited (Bingo). The renewal of the partnership affirms both organisations deep commitment to, and strategic alignment with, the diversion of waste from landfill through recycling and resource recovery.

The 'queen of green steel' launches landmark e-waste microfactory

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Josh Cole
Professor Veena Sahajwalla, the founder and director of UNSW's Sustainable Material Research & Technology Centre (SMaRT), has launched a world-first miniature factory that turns e-waste into material for 3D printing.

Finally! the recycling label you've been waiting for is here...

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Nell MacDonald
Confused about what and how to recycle? The Australasian Recycling Label is here to help.

Introducing our new Partners-Planet Protector Packaging

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Nell MacDonald
Planet Ark is proud to announce we have joined forces with Planet Protector Packaging, the distributor of the multi-award-winning sustainable packaging innovation Woolcool.

Celebrating 25 years of positive environmental action

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Nell McDonald
With more than 24 million trees planted, 1,245 tonnes of recycled paper sold and 38 million printer cartridges diverted from landfill, Planet Ark is proud to be 25 years young!

Great Projects Using Wood Honoured at Structural Engineering NSW Awards

Date: 03-Apr-18
Author: David Rowlinson
Four building projects won recognition at the ACSE Annual Excellence in Structural Engineering NSW awards. One project in particular was highly regarded by the judges. In the 'Unusual Projects' category, the decision was unanimous to award 'Interloop', a sculptural installation by artist Chris Fox that hangs from Wynyard Station ceiling.

True colours - how simple bin changes cut waste at ANZ Stadium

Date: 28-Mar-18
Author: Josh Cole
Australia's second-largest stadium has reduced waste by almost 130 tonnes a year with the help of the New South Wales EPA's Bin Trim program.

 

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