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Latest Stories


Your Ideas Wanted!

Date: 26-May-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Planet Ark is keen to hear your feedback on our RecyclingNearYou.com.au website. Australian residents go into the running to win a subscription to G Magazine!

Supporting Tree Day Sites

Date: 19-May-09
Author: Caroline Jones
From mulch to manpower, Planet Ark receive wide ranging and varied offers of help for National Tree Day sites.

CitySmart Home Service rebate available

Date: 14-May-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
The CitySmart Home Service rebate enables residents of Brisbane City to reduce their home greenhouse gas emissions by improving water and energy efficiency as well as lower the cost of energy bills for free.

Brisbane Council Solar Hot Water Rebate Ending Soon

Date: 14-May-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Brisbane City Council's $400 solar hot water rebate program ends 30 June 2009. Check out the program to see how you can make significant savings on your electricity bill as well as reduce your carbon emissions.

FareShare gets a boost!

Date: 13-May-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Even more food is set to be diverted from landfill into community meals as Safeway in Melbourne joins the FareShare program.

Celebrity Ambassadors announced

Date: 12-May-09
Author: Michelle Cook
Planet Ark welcomes back Jamie Durie, Shelley Craft and Ranger Stacey as Ambassadors for this year's National Tree Day campaign.

Start a tree-planting revolution

Date: 12-May-09
Author: Michelle Cook
Planet Ark is calling on Australians to help it start a tree planting revolution by registering as volunteer Site Coordinators for National Tree Day. Volunteers that take part have the opportunity to teach future generations how to care for and preserve Australia's native environment.

Emerging Needs funding for environmental projects

Date: 05-May-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
The City of Melbourne Community Services Grants Program is funding Community Action on the Environment in the categories of are greenhouse, water, waste and recycling and green spaces.

Insulation & Solar Hot Water rebates

Date: 05-May-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Owner occupiers, landlords and tenants may be eligible for Federal Government rebates for ceiling insulation and solar hot water systems.

Wildlife have had a gutful of plastic bags

Date: 03-May-09
Author: Michelle Cook
Discarded plastic bags are injuring and killing wildlife and need to be banned.

Kids get arty for World Environment Day

Date: 30-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Kids from City of Sydney are invited to get arty for World Environment Day and enter the City of Sydney's third annual Children's Fine Art and Digital Art Competition and Exhibition.

Recycled content paper guides released

Date: 29-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
DECC has recently published two guides to recycled content paper - Know your paper (for office/copy paper) and Know your printing paper.

 

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