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World Wood Day 2013

Date: 21-Mar-13
Author: Chris Philpot
March 21st is officially designated and recognized as the International Day of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly and 2013 is the first year of recognition. World Wood Day is celebrated on the same day as the International Day of Forests to raise the awareness on how wood plays a key role for a sustainable future.

Old Mobiles Help Change Lives

Date: 20-Mar-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Salvos Stores will get $2/kg of mobiles collected in-store from MobileMuster in a new partnership. Read on...

Has your workplace been disposing of your waste legally?

Date: 19-Mar-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The City of Sydney is on the lookout for the person that illegally dumped two tonnes of asbestos in a side street, highlighting the need for everyone to ensure they know how to responsibly and legally dispose of their waste. Read more...

Want a bright green fundraiser for your Schools Tree Day?

Date: 15-Mar-13
Author: Zo Zhou
This year a hundred lucky schools can take part in a Bright Green Fundraiser selling Seedsticks for their Schools Tree Day event. Raise money in a responsible way, cover the cost of your plants and seedlings while engaging students, neighbors, and local businesses in a fun and educational way to green your school.

Green thumbs wanted to help plant 20-millionth seedling

Date: 15-Mar-13
Author: Planet Ark is calling for the help of green-minded individuals, who want to make a difference in their community, to run a tree planting site or nature-care activity for National Tree Day. You'll be part of a milestone event, as Planet Ark and sponsor Toyota Australia prepare to plant the 20-millionth seedling since the event began in 1996.

WIN an iPad by becoming a case study

Date: 04-Mar-13
Author: Ryan Collins
We want to hear how BusinessRecycling has made recycling easier at work for you. We're looking for BusinessRecycling case studies which we'll promote for free in social media and on the site. Plus you could win 1 of 2 iPads/tablet PCs! Complete our quick Case Study Form to enter...

WIN an iPad by becoming a case study

Date: 01-Mar-13
Author: Ryan Collins
We want to hear how BusinessRecycling has made recycling easier at work for you. We're looking for BusinessRecycling case studies which we'll promote for free in social media and on the site. Plus you could win 1 of 2 iPads/tablet PCs! Complete our quick Case Study Form to enter...

Free Seminars to Maximise Wood & Wood Pallet Recycling in NSW

Date: 28-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Penrith, Wollongong and Parramatta play host in March to free seminars to assist companies recycle more waste timber. Find out more...

WOOD: art design architecture 15 Feb- 6 Apr Adelaide

Date: 27-Feb-13
Author: Chris Philpot
WOOD: art design architecture showcases work by contemporary Australian artists, designers and architects. The exhibition looks at the use of wood through three lenses; place and identity, sustainability and ecology, craftsmanship and technology. It represents a cross-section of current creative practices, modes of thinking and relationships to this fundamental material and combines furniture and functional objects, sculptural works (including wood carving by Indigenous artists), interiors and architectural work.

New $465.7 Million Waste and Resource Recovery Initiative for NSW

Date: 26-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
'Waste Less, Recycle More' is the five-year initiative that sets out the NSW Government's new waste and recycling agenda. Read on...

Free TV & Computer Recycling Events this Weekend!

Date: 23-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
In 20 event sites across Australia, householders and small businesses can drop off their old TV and computers for recycling. Read on for the list of locations...

Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW workshops extended

Date: 22-Feb-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to announce the extension of their training workshops thanks to the support of the NSW EPA. Find out when and where...

 

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