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Latest Stories


The solar-powered plant bringing drinking water to those in need

Date: 16-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A solar-powered desalination plant set up by an international NGO is bringing clean, safe drinking water to thousands.

Australian students dance to end the drought

Date: 16-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Thousands of students from more than 600 schools across Australia danced in the face of drought last week to ‘bust the dust’.

Have a gander at this conservation effort

Date: 16-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
The majestic Hawaiian Goose is back from the brink of extinction after 60 years of conservation work in the area.

The teenage boy saving fish from drought by hand

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A 13-year-old boy from the drought-stricken town of Tenterfield in New South Wales’ far north is going above and beyond by saving native fish by hand.

The world first “shark curtain” on Western Australia’s coastline

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
An electromagnetic shark deterrent will be installed this week at the iconic Busselton Jetty in the south-west of Western Australia.

Italy makes climate change education mandatory in schools

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Italy will make learning about climate change a compulsory part of the education curriculum from next year in a move that makes it the first country worldwide to do so.

Bringing back the beauty of darkness

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
The Netherlands has launched a national campaign encouraging citizens to turn out the lights and embrace the darkness.

Have yourselves a sustainable little Christmas

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Elise Catterall
Internet searches for terms like ‘eco-friendly Christmas’, ‘sustainable Christmas’, and ‘environmentally friendly Christmas’ have peaked this year at an all-time high, so here's a guide to ensure you have your most sustainable holiday season ever.

Top 6 holiday tips from RecyclingNearYou

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
We know what you searched for last summer. But don’t fear, the only killer here is poor recycling habits!

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.

 

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