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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

Planet Ark Launches 100% Recycled Office Paper

Date: 02-Nov-16
Author: Reese Malcolm
Your choice in office paper matters and with the official launch of Planet Ark Paper on the 30th October 2016 your choice has been made easy. Planet Ark Paper has been produced to help make the use of recycled paper mainstream. Currently office paper has a recycling rate of about 70% but less than 18% of new reams have high-recycled content.

Planet Ark Launches 100% Recycled Office Paper

Date: 02-Nov-16
Author: Marty Middlebrook
Your choice in office paper matters and with the official launch of Planet Ark Paper your choice has been made easy. Planet Ark Paper has been produced to help make the use of recycled paper mainstream. Currently office paper has a recycling rate of about 70% but less than 18% of new reams have high-recycled content.

Advanced Waste & Resource Recovery Facilities Manual Training Worshops

Date: 28-Oct-16
Author: Claire Bell
With support from the NSW EPA the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver workshops to introduce an Advanced Waste & Resource Recovery Facilities Manual to increase and improve the quantity and quality of materials being recovered, while helping to ensure that sites and operators comply with environmental and occupational health and safety requirements.

Zero Waste Audit Results for 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' Program Partner

Date: 28-Oct-16
Author: Claire Bell
The results of the annual audit of Close the Loop, the Resource Recovery Partner for the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program, have just been finalised. And great news, the audit has issued Close the Loop with yet another Zero Waste to Landfill certificate for 2016.

Planet Ark Launches 100% Recycled Office Paper

Date: 28-Oct-16
Author: Brad Gray
Your choice in office paper matters and with the launch of Planet Ark Paper your choice has been made easy

Taking Shape - South Australia's First Timber Apartment Building

Date: 14-Oct-16
Author: David Rowlinson
South Australia's trendy city fringe suburb of Kent Town will soon be home to the state's first timber apartment building. The building, known as Verde, has slowly started to take shape as the engineered timber structure is put into place.

Giving Coffee Pods Another Life

Date: 12-Oct-16
Author: Brad Gray
Do you find it hard to kick into gear without a shot of caffeine? Maybe you have an instant hit, plunge into the day, visit your favourite barista or make your own with a coffee pod machine.

 

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