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Office Flings Are Good For The Environment & Improve Staff Engagement

Date: 13-Oct-11
Author: Lucy Band

Workplaces and offices can get involved in National Recycling Week by hosting a Friday File Fling, a paper recycling initiative held on Friday of National Recycling Week (Friday 11 November). Employees of participating companies sort through filing cabinets and desk drawers to recycle redundant paperwork and old documents.

With only one in ten sheets of office paper currently recycled, Friday File Flings are a great opportunity to de-clutter offices, build team engagement and get recyclable paper back into circulation. 

Register Your Office Fling

To get involved simply Register your office with Planet Ark and get access to great set of resources to help you promote your involvement. There are posters, logos, video and much more to help tell your staff, customers and fans about the great work you are doing through the Friday File Fling.  Register Now

Recycle Right 

Our partners, Information and Records Management Professionals of Australasia (RIM) recommend that before ‘flinging’ any materials, you check with your records manager and the relevant state or territory records office to ensure that what you’re recycling is in accordance with your internal policies and mandatory retention and confidentiality legislation.

Find Out More

For further information about Planet Ark's National Recycling Week initiatives or to get involved, visit or call the National Recycling Hotline on 1300 733 712.

National Recycling Week is kindly supported by Tetra Pak, The Aluminium Can Group, Battery World, Century Yuasa, and 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'.


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