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Latest Stories


The Cleaning Fairy Is On Its Way

Date: 30-Jun-16
Author: Rebecca Gredley
Last month we asked you to let us know what help you wanted from the Cleaning Fairy. It looks like bathrooms, dusting and ovens are your least-liked chores

Ten Years of Bringing Value to the Community

Date: 30-Jun-16
Author: Rebecca Gredley
National Tree Day is coming up soon, so we spoke to Tony who has been a site coordinator for the past six years at Lane Cove National Park. Find out why Tony is so passionate about National Tree Day and the value it brings to his local community.

A Quick Recycling Guide To 3 Tricky Items

Date: 30-Jun-16
Author: Rebecca Gredley
Recycling can be tricky! Here's a guide to the top three searches on Recycling Near You, so that you can be a recycling guru

Working It Out At Officeworks

Date: 30-Jun-16
Author: Brad Gray
Planet Ark's new Australian Recycling Label is starting to appear in stores and answers recycling questions specific to individual products

Battery Stewardship Solutions for Australia

Date: 29-Jun-16
Author: Ryan Collins
Electronic devices are proliferating in the home, at work and for recreational purposes, and their dependence on batteries is unavoidable. So what does the future hold for battery recycling in Australia?

Come and Join us at SEE Sustainable Experience

Date: 27-Jun-16
Author: David Rowlinson
Hear a Planet Ark update on the significant environmental and health benefits of timber

Don't Miss Out On Funding Grants

Date: 22-Jun-16
Author: Ryan Collins
The closing dates are approaching for a number of state and territory funding grants currently available to businesses and recyclers. From resource recovery facility expansion to illegal dumping to business resource assessing, we look at who's eligible and how much is available. Make sure you don't miss out!

The Importance of Green Public Spaces

Date: 17-Jun-16
Author: Hasmukh Chand
There has been a growing shift towards greening urban spaces as councils recognise the value of trees to people and wildlife. National Tree Day offers a great opportunity for Councils and local community to get together and beautify their local spaces.

Selfie Challenge Winners

Date: 15-Jun-16
Author: Ryan Collins
The 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' Selfie Challenge has officially ended and the lucky winners have been announced! Each winner has received a $200 gift voucher to Biome, the online eco-store. Find out more...

Printage Cartrij? Printer cartres? Printer Cartridges?

Date: 06-Jun-16
Author: Ryan Collins
Our new 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' TV Community Service Announcement stars some tongue-tied primary school students. However, that certainly doesn't dampen their enthusiasm for recycling. So why not sign up for a free 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' collection box and encourage kids to reimagine rubbish.

The benefits of gardening for little people

Date: 03-Jun-16
Author: Hasmukh Chand
Little people benefit in big ways from time spent in nature. The benefits of nature to young children are well known. Time to get growing.

Keeping Warm for the Planet

Date: 30-May-16
Author: Rebecca Gredley
Winter has breezed in and we're starting to feel the chill. Here are 10 tips to help keep your house warm without excess energy.

 

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