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Brazil Factory Squeezes New Life From Old Toothpaste Tubes - World Environment News

Date: 21-Apr-11
Author: Lucy Band
A small factory in northeast Brazil is bringing smiles to the faces of environmentalists by turning used toothpaste tubes into furniture and roof tiles. One beneficiary is a local school where the children are learning that regular brushing is not only good for the teeth - but can also help the environment.

Training For NSW Facility Workers

Date: 06-Apr-11
Author: Caroline Jones
The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver workshops to introduce a Waste & Resource Recovery Facility Workers Manual to benefit waste management facility workers, waste and resource recovery educators and managers from across NSW starting from the 29th April.

Green Thumbs Required

Date: 05-Apr-11
Author: Lucy Band
We're looking for green thumbs and gardening enthusiasts to coordinate National Tree Day sites across the country. You'll join thousands of other Aussies getting their hands dirty and by registering early you could win a visit to your site from Garden Guru, Costa Georgiadis of SBS's Costa's Garden Odyssey.

Keep Your Kids Fit & Healthy with Tetra Pak Kids

Date: 28-Mar-11
Author: Lucy Band
Tetra Pak Kids are hosting Free events in Sydney that you and your kids can attend; focusing on exercise, nutrition and fun! Find out more.

Australia closer to achieving a product stewardship scheme for TVs and Computers

Date: 23-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
The introduction of the Product Stewardship Bill into parliament is an exciting step forward for extended producer responsibility.

Australia closer to achieving a product stewardship scheme for TVs and Computers

Date: 23-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
The introduction of the Product Stewardship Bill into parliament is an exciting step forward for extended producer responsibility.

Business Recycling now even stronger with Zero Waste South Australia

Date: 14-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
As a Promotion Partner for Business Recycling, Zero Waste SA has committed to yet another initiative to help South Australian businesses recycle.

Help us celebrate our 18th birthday and win prizes

Date: 11-Mar-11
Author: Lucy Band
Tell us what you would like to see Planet Ark achieve in the next few years, and you'll go in the running to win a share in over $900 worth of prizes!

Planet Ark welcomes Michael Green's study that shows it is quite feasible to build 30 storeys out of wood.

Date: 10-Mar-11
Author: Chris Philpot
At currently nine-storeys in Britain, and with plans for 10-storeys in Australia, 17-storeys in Norway and 30-storeys in Austria, the future of our building industry is in revolution as it builds with wood.

Help us celebrate our 18th birthday and win prizes

Date: 10-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
Tell us what you would like to see Planet Ark achieve in the next few years, and you'll go in the running to win a share in over $900 worth of prizes!

Help us celebrate our 18th birthday and win prizes

Date: 10-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
Tell us what you would like to see Planet Ark achieve in the next few years, and you'll go in the running to win a share in over $900 worth of prizes!

Help us celebrate our 18th birthday and win prizes

Date: 10-Mar-11
Author: Tell us what you would like to see Planet Ark achieve in the next few years, and you'll go in the running to win a share in over $900 worth of prizes!

 

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