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One man’s recipe to fight climate change: dung beetles and climate change

Date: 22-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A West Australian farmer is blazing a trail towards agricultural sustainability with his own innovative farming system designed to combat climate change and tackle soil health issues.

The tween making toothbrushes for the tribe

Date: 22-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
An 11-year old boy from South East Queensland has won an International Changemaker of the Year award for his work to reduce ocean pollution.

A safe haven for mammal on the brink

Date: 22-Oct-19
Author: Liam Taylor
After being driven to the brink of extinction on mainland Australia, one little native mammal is starting a new life on an island off the coast of Victoria.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - In defence of social media

Date: 22-Oct-19
Author: Elise Catterall
In this week's Everyday Enviro, Elise deconstructs the positive and negative impacts of social media when used as a tool for communication.

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.

 

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