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8 ways to spring clean sustainably

Date: 17-Sep-19
Author: Rachael Ridley
Here are our top tips for achieving an environmentally responsible and guilt-free spring clean.

Planet Ark Power presents at the 24th World Energy Congress

Date: 16-Sep-19
Author: Rachel Rayner
The World Energy Congress is the world’s largest and most influential energy event, where change-makers come together to discuss all forms of energy, including Planet Ark Power's technology

Barcelona ‘superblocks’ going car free to cut air pollution

Date: 16-Sep-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Barcelona has been trialling car-free ‘superblocks’ in six locations, with a recent study calculating the European City could save hundreds of lives and radically reduce air pollution by expanding the program.

Irish teenager awarded for protecting oceans from microplastics

Date: 16-Sep-19
Author: Kate Diamond
An Irish teenager has received a global science award for his project aiming to protect oceans from plastic pollution.

Coastal beavers are helping bring back salmon populations

Date: 16-Sep-19
Author: Doug Donnellan
In north-west Washington, USA, beavers are helping to create a better environment for Chinook salmon and giving them a much better chance of survival.

Climate activism empowering youth worldwide

Date: 16-Sep-19
Author: Kate Diamond
The world’s youth is arguably most at risk of the consequences of climate change, but they aren’t taking it lying down.

Get ready for the Schools Recycle Right Challenge

Date: 16-Sep-19
Author: Liam Taylor
National Recycling Week (November 11-17) is now just around the corner and we are happy to announce this year will once again feature the Schools Recycle Right Challenge.

How one school in Queensland is saving 40% on their energy bills

Date: 13-Sep-19
Author: Rachael Ridley
Tucked away on the Sunshine Coast, an hour north of Brisbane, is a prep to Year 12 college that is making big strides in sustainability.

WA’s first timber-framed office tower approved

Date: 11-Sep-19
Author: David Rowlinson
A local council has approved an office tower in Fremantle to be constructed out of cross-laminated timber (CLT) - a first for Western Australia.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Getting vocal about staying local

Date: 09-Sep-19
Author: Elise Catterall
This week in Everyday Enviro Elise questions the environmental impact of importing cut flowers and implores us to consider locally grown arrangements.

You create the trash, you take it away

Date: 09-Sep-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A selective girls’ school in Melbourne is taking the impressive step of banning all rubbish bins from campus, requiring students to pack reusable lunch containers and take any trash they generate home.

Australian technology to help create world’s first plastic neutral nation

Date: 09-Sep-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Technology donated by an Australian technology company could make history by helping to create the world’s first “plastic neutral” country, and it’s probably not one you would guess.

 

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