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Spain bids farewell to coal

Date: 12-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
The nation's last privately owned coal pits will be closed later this month in a move many hope will bring a cleaner, greener future.

Keep your eco footprint small these holidays with Planet Ark's holiday hacks

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Josh Cole
Make the most of the holidays with Planet Ark's Holiday Hacks for Living Large with a Small Footprint.

Choosing an eco-friendly Christmas tree

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Debbie Agnew
For a lot of us, Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a tree, so should you fake it or go fresh?

Ikea bans single-use plastics from all stores and restaurants

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Earlier this year, the world's biggest furniture retailer, Swedish giant Ikea, announced it would phase out all single-use plastic products from shops and restaurants by 2020. That means no more plastic sporks with your Swedish meatballs.

We're celebrating 40 million cartridges saved from landfill

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Claire Bell
Cartridges 4 Planet has not only been celebrating 15 years in 2018, we're also celebrating over 40 million cartridges collected by the program since 2003.

Zero waste kit - Making reducing waste easy

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Do you want to be more in control of the waste you or your family are producing? We make it easy with this zero waste kit to tackle the big guns of everyday waste.

A pretty, personalised and waste-free Christmas hamper

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Need to give that special someone something extra special? You can create a bespoke, memorable, and unique gift experience, right from the comfort of your home.

Tips for better holiday motoring

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
With the holidays just around the corner, many Australians will be gearing up to hit the road to attend parties, travel to their favourite holiday spot or just the local beach or national park. So Planet Ark has provided some tips to reduce your impact on the environment and your wallet.

The new regifting - giving recycled products

Date: 10-Dec-18
Author: Claire Bell
Have you thought about buying something new that's actually old? Don't be confused, we're talking about buying products made from recycled materials, whether is wallets made from bicycle tyres or rings made from old silver spoons. Buying recycled is the ultimate regifting.

5 things you can create from your holiday waste

Date: 10-Dec-18
Author: Claire Bell
Whilst Australian's tend to consume a lot more during the holiday season, there are ways to reduce your waste footprint, be it from packaging or food and beverages. We have 5 tips to repurpose your waste and give it a second life before disposing into the recycling or waste bin!

Sharks returning to flourishing Maya Bay following tourist ban

Date: 10-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
The controversial decision to close one of Thailand's most famous tourist destinations from holidaymakers is showing almost immediate results.

The 'people's seat', headed by Attenborough, speaks up on climate change

Date: 10-Dec-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Whether or not policymakers can overcome political impasse to encourage real change, people around the world have united to make their opinions heard.

 

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