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Living a different kind of tree change

Date: 26-Jun-12
Author: Chris Philpot
We all know about some of the actions we can take to live more sustainably at home, but shouldn't it be everyone's responsibility? The good news is that home developers are starting to build 'green apartments' with inbuilt energy and water saving features, and by using responsibly sourced wood.

Invitation to Launch of Wood Packaging Carbon Calculator

Date: 19-Jun-12
Author: Ryan Collins
The NSW Timber Development Association and the NSW Environment Protection Authority invite you to the official launch of the Carbon Benefits of Not Landfilling Wood Pallets & Packaging online calculator.

New Food Donation Tool Kit for Business

Date: 18-Jun-12
Author: Ryan Collins
Love Food Hate Waste has partnered with Do Something! to produce a useful Tool Kit describing how to donate surplus, edible food to charity.

Important changes to 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' workplace collections

Date: 15-Jun-12
Author: Ryan Collins
Businesses across Australia can no longer recycle mobile phones, chargers and accessories in their 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' collection boxes.

Will you be one in 2 million in VIC?

Date: 15-Jun-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Victoria's 2 Million Trees initiative will provide trees for National Tree Day sites in VIC to help their aim of planting over 2 million native plants in the area before 2014.

FSC - AGM update

Date: 12-Jun-12
Author: Chris Philpot

Australian Forestry Standard under review

Date: 08-Jun-12
Author: Chris Philpot

Australia will be home to the world's tallest timber building

Date: 05-Jun-12
Author: Chris Philpot
Forté will be the tallest timber apartment building in the world - at 32.17 metres tall. By using CLT, Forté, will reduce CO2 equivalent emissions by more than 1,400 tonnes when compared to concrete and steel - the equivalent of removing 345 cars from our roads.

Advanced Timber Building Systems Seminar

Date: 05-Jun-12
Author: Chris Philpot
Interested in learning about tall buildings made from wood? WoodSolutions is holding two half day seminars on 20 June in Melbourne. Come along and hear from three speakers and enjoy an exclusive visit of the Worlds Tallest Multi-Residential Timber Building at Victoria Harbour in the Docklands - Lend Lease's Forte.

The NSW Government's Green Globe Awards are closing soon!

Date: 25-May-12
Author: Ryan Collins
NSW small and large businesses, individuals, state and local government and community groups who can demonstrate significant environmental achievements in NSW are encouraged to apply for a Green Globe Award.

Free temporary e-waste drop-off for regional SA small businesses

Date: 16-May-12
Author: Janet Sparrow
During May 2012, residents and small businesses in regional South Australia can recycle their unwanted computer and electrical equipment, free of charge. The collected e-waste will then be recycled into many components, instead of going into landfill.

Practical product stewardship workshop at Enviro 2012 Conference

Date: 15-May-12
Author: Janet Sparrow
Experts on product stewardship will provide a practical product stewardship implementation workshop at the Enviro 2012 Conference & Exhibition in Adelaide.

 

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