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Inspiring Performers

Date: 10-Nov-15
Author: Brad Gray
What does it take to make pet food with zero waste? What changes can be made to bottles to use 5,000 tonnes less glass? Which winemaker is using 100% recycled and 100% recyclable packaging? Put on your hard-hats and high-vis vest and join us in exploring the factories of some of the Australian Packaging Covenant's 2015 High Performers. Their waste and recycling achievements will inspire and amaze. Find out more ...

Answers to the Big Recycling Questions

Date: 09-Nov-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Planet Ark's National Recycling Week is the annual opportunity for the industry, government, community groups and individuals to focus on the big recycling questions so we can make it as environmentally and economically beneficial as possible. Planet Ark's new research covers these and other questions.

Test Your Recycling Knowledge!

Date: 03-Nov-15
Author: Marty Middlebrook
How much of this skip bin can be recycled? Win prizes and test your knowledge with the Recycle Right Quiz

Getting Your Recycling Sorted

Date: 03-Nov-15
Author: Brad Gray
Even though Australians are good recyclers, there are many questions. National Recycling Week has the answers

Free WoodSolutions events in Sydney

Date: 19-Oct-15
Author: Chris Philpot
If you design, specify, install or inspect timber framing, decorative timber and timber connections for residential projects this is a must-attend event. Listen to the industry leaders and architects to be inspired, ensure your Residential Timber Building knowledge is up-to-date, explore the economics of timber as structural and decorative members of residential buildings.

Find out why wood is becoming the construction material of choice at Planet Ark's one day seminar

Date: 15-Oct-15
Author: Chris Philpot

Planet Ark's new packaging tool a finalist in Banksia Sustainability Awards

Date: 09-Oct-15
Author: Sara McGregor
A new packaging recycling evaluation tool developed by Planet Ark Environmental Foundation and GreenChip has been nominated as a finalist for Innovator of the Year in the highly-regarded national Banksia Foundation Sustainability Awards.

New Label Makes Recycling Easy

Date: 06-Oct-15
Author: Brad Gray
Planet Ark is very proud to launch its new Australian Recycling Label, which has been designed to address both customer confusion and the desire for on-pack information.

Garage Sale Trailing Right Around Australia

Date: 30-Sep-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Garage Sale Trail is one big day of Garage Sales happening in every state for the first time on Saturday October 24th. And there are so many benefits to jumping on board.

2015 Grow Up With Nature Photo Competition Winner Announced

Date: 25-Sep-15
Author: Debbie Agnew
Wollongong family wins the Planet Ark and dirtgirlworld Grow Up with Nature Photo Competition and a $1,000 nature getaway. Check out our competition photo album to see the amazing entries, the winning photo and how Aussie parents are inspiring a love of nature in their children...

An Office Fling Is Good For Circulation

Date: 23-Sep-15
Author: Brad Gray
Paper is the largest contributor to waste generated by offices in Australia. Fling some Files this Friday for National Recycling Week

Awake to the Fun of Recycling

Date: 23-Sep-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
"There are so many bits and bobs in products out there that I didn't know could be recycled and I until I started working for Planet Ark, I never noticed just how much plastic was in everything" -Emily Donnelly, Planet Ark's PR & Media Coordinator.

 

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