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Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

Date: 07-Oct-14
Author: Claire Grant
Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

Date: 07-Oct-14
Author: Claire Grant
Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

Positive Social Proof - Behaviour Change Made Easy

Date: 03-Oct-14
Author: Damian Dabrowski
They're common in almost all workplaces, the sign telling people to turn the lights off when they leave a room or the e-mail bemoaning the mess in the kitchen. But what's written on that sign or in the e-mail can have a significant impact on how effective it is and whether it has a positive or a negative impact.

Positive Social Proof - Behaviour Change Made Easy

Date: 25-Sep-14
Author: Damian Dabrowski
They're common in almost all workplaces, the sign telling people to turn the lights off when they leave a room or the e-mail bemoaning the mess in the kitchen. But what's written on that sign or in the e-mail can have a significant impact on how effective it is and whether it has a positive or a negative impact.

Snap Some Wood To Win An iPad With A Wooden Cover

Date: 22-Sep-14
Author: Chris Philpot
Do you enjoy taking photos? Would you like to win one of four iPads - with wooden covers worth almost $700 each? Then enter the 'Snap Some Wood' competition by taking a photo of wooden structures, objects or renovations.

Library's innovative timber design wins sustainability award

Date: 19-Sep-14
Author: Sara McGregor
Library at the Dock in Melbourne's Docklands has won the Sustainability Award at the Australian Timber Design Awards.

Grand Designs Live - Free Tickets!

Date: 17-Sep-14
Author: Chris Philpot
We've got 50 complimentary double passes for Grand Designs Live in Melbourne and Sydney to give away to our loyal readers (valued at $59 each).

Responsibility is Trending

Date: 01-Sep-14
Author: Ryan Collins
If you've recycled a mobile phone or printer cartridge you are part of a growing trend. Manufacturers of an increasing number of products are taking responsibility for the environmental impacts of the items they make. The responsibility trend now covers products as varied as plastic bags, mobile phones and tyres.

Support Responsible Forestry to Win An Eco Getaway

Date: 31-Aug-14
Author: Chris Philpot
Simply by pledging to buy FSC certified products you could win a 5-night stay at a luxury eco-resort in the stunning Jervis Bay area of NSW. By pledging to buy certified wood or paper products you are helping to support responsible forestry.

Opportunity to Shop

Date: 27-Aug-14
Author: Jessica Uechtritz
Fashion is speeding up which has both financial and environmental costs. In Australia we spend around $12 billion on fashion retail purchases each year. So, during National Op Shop Week , we think about how we can reduce these costs.

Responsibility is Trending

Date: 27-Aug-14
Author: Ryan Collins
If you've recycled a mobile phone or printer cartridge you are part of a growing trend. Manufacturers of an increasing number of products are taking responsibility for the environmental impacts of the items they make. The responsibility trend now covers products as varied as plastic bags, mobile phones and tyres.

Opportunity to Shop

Date: 27-Aug-14
Author: Jessica Uechtritz
Fashion is speeding up, which has both financial and environmental costs. In Australia we spend around $12 billion on fashion retail purchases each year. So, during National Op Shop Week, we think about how we can reduce these costs.

 

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