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Latest Stories

Dutch and Australian foundations join forces for a circular economy

Date: 16-Oct-19
Author: Nell MacDonald
The Holland Circular Hotspot Foundation (HCH) and the National Circular Economy Hub (NCEH), an initiative of Planet Ark, have entered a partnership to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy in Australia.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Coffee complacency

Date: 15-Oct-19
Author: Elise Catterall
Elise discusses the continued prevalence of single-use coffee cups and questions why they are still so widespread with reusable options available.

NSW launches new innovation network for circular economy

Date: 15-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A collaborative new innovation network was launched this week by the NSW government in an effort to drive circular economy initiatives in the state.

Scottish council harnessing energy from wastewater for heating

Date: 15-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A ground-breaking project has been launched in Scotland that will heat local public buildings and businesses using energy from waste water management.

How about some takeaway without the throwaway?

Date: 15-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A popular London food market is rolling out a returnable lunchbox scheme in an attempt to reduce packaging waste.

English couple creates a recycling centre in their own driveway

Date: 01-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
In a small village in Nottinghamshire, England, one couple has taken the matter of recycling complex materials into their own hands.

In-flight meal trays designed to reduce airline waste

Date: 01-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A British design firm has created plastic-free, partially edible meal trays in an effort to reduce airline waste and encourage businesses and travellers to address their consumption habits.

The little coffee cup scheme going from strength to strength

Date: 01-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A free reusable café cup system created by two Aussie dads is making it easy for caffeine lovers to ditch disposable cups and cut what’s going to landfill.

The Sudbury story: From black to green

Date: 01-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A Canadian city that once stood as the physical representation of the negative impact of extractive industries on the environment now embodies what regreening can achieve.

Aussie businesses recognising “business as usual” is not an option

Date: 25-Sep-19
Author: Liam Taylor
From software and investment firms to real estate agents, breweries and charities; thousands of Australian companies showed their support last week for the students around the company seeking meaningful action on climate change.

West Australians fighting fatal flowers

Date: 24-Sep-19
Author: Josh Cole
The West Australia Government is putting money behind efforts to dispel the myths behind and protect the environment from a deadly flower.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Home grown

Date: 23-Sep-19
Author: Elise Catterall
Like many of us, Elise has always dreamed of getting a home garden going without much action. But with spring approaching, that's about to change.


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