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Feel Good Recycling

Date: 14-Nov-14
Author: Ryan Collins
The Seven Secrets of Successful Recyclers shows that recycling at work is good for the environment as well as for staff morale. The reports shows that 78% of Australians agree that having recycling options at work either would, or does, make them feel they are working for a responsible employer. Find out more...

Fling Then Finish The Job

Date: 14-Nov-14
Author: Ryan Collins
This week thousands of people in workplaces all over Australia are getting together for an office fling - a Friday File Fling that is. A fling is the start of the recycling loop for office paper.

Do It In Public

Date: 13-Nov-14
Author: Claire Grant
Australians are so used to having access to recycling that three in four (74%) feel frustration when they can't find recycling facilities when they are out at the beach, park or shopping centre.

Using Recycled Wood - Guest Author

Date: 12-Nov-14
Author: Chris Philpot
'Imagine a building product which provides clean oxygen for the atmosphere, removes carbon dioxide and increases in value each time it is re-used. Imagine a product which can store carbon forever. Imagine a building product which has been in use for thousands of years. Yep that's right it's wood. It's recycled wood.' Michael Kennedy, CEO and Founder of Kennedy's Timbers.

Don't Bag It

Date: 12-Nov-14
Author: Ryan Collins
More than three quarters of Australians (77%) never put their recyclables in the bin in a plastic bag but 23% do so, either sometime or all the time. Many of this latter group don't realise the recycling in a plastic bag ends up in landfill.

Do It In The Bathroom

Date: 11-Nov-14
Author: Ryan Collins
While most Australians are star recyclers in the kitchen, when it comes to the other rooms of the house their recycling skills tend to go to waste meaning recyclable items like aerosol cans and shampoo bottles are ending up in landfill.

Do It In The Bathroom

Date: 11-Nov-14
Author: Ryan Collins
While most Australians are star recyclers in the kitchen, when it comes to the other rooms of the house their recycling skills tend to go to waste meaning recyclable items like aerosol cans and shampoo bottles are ending up in landfill.

Know the Facts

Date: 10-Nov-14
Author: Ryan Collins
Even though aerosol cans are easily recyclable, 66% of Australians aren't sure what to do with them. This is just one of the surprise findings in Planet Ark's Seven Secrets of Successful Recyclers report.

Know the Facts

Date: 10-Nov-14
Author: Ryan Collins
Even though aerosol cans are easily recyclable, 66% of Australians aren't sure what to do with them. This is just one of the surprise findings in Planet Ark's Seven Secrets of Successful Recyclers report.

Yes You Can

Date: 09-Nov-14
Author: Brad Gray
Almost one in three Australians are unsure what to do with used aerosol cans even though they are easily recyclable. This confusion is resulting in many of the 250 million cans used each year going to landfill.

Sorting It Out

Date: 08-Nov-14
Author: Claire Grant
What happens to your recycling after it's collected from your kerbside? How are the different materials separated? Councils around the country are lifting the lid on the contents of residents' recycling bins with tours of material recovery facilities for National Recycling Week.

Swap Til You Drop

Date: 07-Nov-14
Author: Claire Grant
How many items of clothes do you have in your wardrobe that never get worn? Or books, bags or games you no longer want but can't bear to throw in the bin? Then maybe what you need is to find a swap party so you can give away unwanted items and pick up other ones for free.

 

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