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Bright news for fluoro-light recycling

Date: 19-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Some major Victorian organisations have been recognised for their participation in the fluorescent light recycling program FluoroCycle, which ensures harmful mercury is kept out of the environment. Find out more...

Tasmania Says Goodbye To Plastic Shopping Bags

Date: 19-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Come 1st November 2013, Tasmania will be the fourth State/Territory to implement a plastic bag ban. Read on...

Tasmania Says Goodbye To Plastic Shopping Bags

Date: 18-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Come 1st November 2013, Tasmania will be the fourth State/Territory to implement a plastic bag ban. Read on...

'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' recycling partner wins prestigious award

Date: 14-Jun-13
Author: Janet Sparrow
'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' resource recovery partner, Close the Loop, has been honoured with a gold award in the 25th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation in the US.

Toyota ranked Best Global Green Brand third year in a row

Date: 13-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Congratulations Toyota for maintaining their #1 spot in the Best Global Green Brand rankings for the third year running! Toyota Australia are not only the main partner of National Tree Day - Planet Ark also endorses their Hybrid Synergy Drive technology. Find out more about the technology...

WIN one of three vertical gardens for your school!

Date: 12-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
A preschool, primary and high school taking part in Schools Tree Day will WIN the makings of a spectacular vertical garden (valued at $500). Students will be able to plant a year round "living wall" with native plants, vegies and/or herbs. All they need to do is show us how they Get Outside and Grow! Enter now...

How many cartridges does it take to make an eWood table?

Date: 11-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
The winner of our guessing comp has been announced. Find out who won and just how many cartridges it takes to make an eWood table...

Think Eat Save for World Environment Day #WED

Date: 05-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Australian businesses throw away over 1 million tonnes of food waste per year. With the theme for today's World Environment Day being Think Eat Save, check out the good work being done to reduce food waste and what businesses can do to help...

Aware kind to asthma sufferers as well as the earth

Date: 04-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The Aware Sensitive range has been endorsed by Planet Ark for being kind to the earth, but it is also now also approved by the National Asthma Council Australia's Sensitive Choice program. To celebrate, Aware are offering a special discount to help asthma sufferers try a safer greener cleaner that is just as good for people as it is for the planet. Claim your voucher...

Nominate for WA's Waste Authority Affinity Awards

Date: 03-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Celebrate innovation, commitment and creativity. Find out how to nominate your organisation, yourself or someone else...

Growing Curriculum and Learning Outcomes

Date: 29-May-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Make learning about our natural world exciting, while making your role easier. Leverage free engaging curriculum aligned Schools Tree Day educational resources that can be taken straight into the classroom!

Dig in for the Planet on World Environment Day - Wed June 5

Date: 29-May-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Join Planet Ark's pledge to plant the 20 million seedling since National Tree Day began. Register your environmental commitment and take part in the country's largest community tree planting and nature-care event. Individual actions when multiplied can make an exponential difference to the planet. You can make a world of difference.

 

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