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Take the journey with us from Waste War to Recycling Reboot 

Date: 15-Nov-18
Author: Jennifer McMillan
It's Planet Ark's National Recycling Week (12 - 18 November) and we hope you'll take the journey with us from Waste War to Recycling Reboot.

Queenscliff's Lauren Esplin makes a point about disposable plastics

Date: 14-Nov-18
Author: Liam Taylor
As many new parents will attest the first few months of a babies' life do not usually leave much spare time to pursue creative endeavours. Fortunately for Queenscliff-based artist, Lauren Esplin, she had just signed up to an artistic collective that would allow her to make a strong comment on our disposable plastic culture.

Chris Fong's tennis clocks

Date: 14-Nov-18
Author: Liam Taylor
When Chris Fong, a year 6 student at Kings School, Paramatta tried to return one of his broken tennis racquets to his tennis centre, he was surprised to hear the racquet would ultimately end up in landfill.

Ballarat's Food is Free Laneway

Date: 12-Nov-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Lou Ridsdale founded Food is Free Laneway in October 2014 as a space for people to drop off or collect surplus nutritious food (veggies, fruit, herbs etc) for free and connect with the neighbourhood.

Burleigh Heads Boomerang Bags

Date: 12-Nov-18
Author: Liam Taylor
Tania Potts and Jordyn de Boer started Boomerang Bags, a grassroots, community driven movement to divert fabric from landfill by turning it into reusable bags that support both the environment and the local community.

Brisbane's recycled fashion shows

Date: 12-Nov-18
Author: Josh Cole
Brisbane will play host to two unique fashion shows this National Recycling Week, in which clothing will be made from recycled materials.

Introduction of FSC's Australian National Forest Stewardship Standard

Date: 12-Nov-18
Author: David Rowlinson
Planet Ark's Make It Wood campaign delighted to see the introduction of FSC's Australian National Forest Stewardship Standard, which has been developed specifically for Australian conditions, and will have a continuing positive impact on Australia's built environment.

Data management tips for recycling peace of mind

Date: 12-Nov-18
Author: Claire Bell
Are you hanging on to your old broken mobile phone or other device because you don't know how to deal with your personal data? Some handy tips can help you feel secure about letting go of your device and get it recycled.

Where does your used coffee go?

Date: 12-Nov-18
Author: Lacey-Mai Shea
Nespresso is dedicated to ensuring your last drop of coffee does not need to equal its last use.

Reboot your perspective on recycling this National Recycling Week

Date: 08-Nov-18
Author: Liam Taylor
New research commissioned by Planet Ark released for National Recycling Week. Check out how we are going to reboot recycling

Your workplace can give back this Christmas

Date: 07-Nov-18
Author: Nell MacDonald
As we head into the Holiday Season, offices across the country are looking forward to wrapping up the work year with Christmas celebrations. While we all look forward to celebrating the achievements of the year, it's also a great time to think about how to not only make your Christmas celebrations more sustainable but also use them as an opportunity to give back to the community.

Close the Loop winners at 2018 Hume Business Awards

Date: 07-Nov-18
Author: Claire Bell
Cartridges 4 Planet Ark resource recovery partner, Close the Loop had a great night at the recent Hume City Council Business Awards, winners in two categories.

 

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