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Five things you shouldn't put in the recycling bin - ever!

Date: 06-Dec-19
Author: Claire Bell
We recently heard first hand from the people who run the facilities that sort your kerbside recycling concerning the big problem waste materials they receive over the holiday season. There are items that cause major issues when put in the recycling bin and in some cases can even be dangerous.

Australia’s largest marathon uses RecycleMe to divert thousands of cups from landfill

Date: 06-Dec-19
Author: Rachael Ridley
At this year’s Melbourne Marathon, the official sustainability partner of the event, Detpak, helped improve its environmental impact by supplying recyclable cups.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - 20 actions for an eco-friendly summer

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Elise Catterall
With bushfires ravaging the country and causing anxiety about our natural environment, Elise looks at simple actions we can take to have an eco-friendly summer.

Iconic bird of prey returns to Britain

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A group of conservationists hopes the release of six eaglets on the Isle of Wight could help bring Britain’s largest bird of prey back to the skies.

The potato museum that could help us fight hunger in a changing climate

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
In a living museum tucked away in the Peruvian Andes agronomists working with the humble potato may play an important role in feeding the world.

Bringing together traditional owners’ knowledge and modern tech

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Josh Cole
Software developers have teamed up with Indigenous rangers to create an award-winning app making it easier for those rangers to track threatened species.

The outdoor clothing company making new clothes from old

Date: 25-Nov-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Designers from adventure clothing company Patagonia are transforming old clothes damaged beyond repair into a new line of one-of-a-kind products.

South Korea’s capital leading the way on solar

Date: 25-Nov-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Seoul, South Korea’s largest city, is shifting to green energy in a big way following a big public campaign pressuring the government to do so.

The award-winning alternative to single-use plastic films

Date: 25-Nov-19
Author: Liam Taylor
An incredible new type of “plastic” packaging made from fish waste and algae could be key to feeding marine life rather than killing it.

Trees can save costs and lives in record summer heat

Date: 25-Nov-19
Author: Josh Cole
New research has furthered confirmed findings that trees in urban environments help keep the heat down as urban sprawl and climate change make for harsher summers.

Protecting and connecting: What can we learn from the indigenous worldview?

Date: 19-Nov-19
Author: Serena Rivera-Korver
After studying from and living with several Aboriginal Elders, Planet Ark intern Serena Rivera-Korver wanted to share the valuable lessons that the Aboriginal worldview can teach us about creating sustainable societies.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Making meat-free must-have at Bodhi

Date: 19-Nov-19
Author: Elise Catterall
This week Elise discusses eating at vegan restaurants and why it's important for changing the narrative around plant-based eating.

 

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