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5 ways to get an eco-friendly canteen

Date: 25-May-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
As life begins to go back to normal, there are lots of changes we can make at home and at work to ensure we are being eco-friendly. And that includes in the school canteen!

Sydney schools join circular waste stream program that turns plastic into roads

Date: 25-May-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
Two schools located in the Sydney region have joined a pilot program from the Central Coast Council and Plastic Police to turn soft plastics into roads.

Australasian Recycling Label receives top marks in international report

Date: 25-May-20
Author: Alejandra Laclette
A big tick of approval for the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL), which has been positively evaluated in a global assessment of recycling and sustainability labelling on plastic packaging.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Time for winter warmers

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Elise Catterall
With the temperature dropping and nights especially getting increasingly chillier, Elise takes a look at the eco-friendly options when it comes to heating.

Canadian prairies welcome first bison calf in over a century

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
It’s been over a century since the thundering hooves of bison were last heard in the Saskatchewan area of the Canadian grasslands, but the birth of a wild calf is giving new hope to conservationists working to rebuild populations.

Native grasslands rising from the ashes in bushfire regeneration project

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
An area of semi-natural bushland in South Australia devastated by the summer’s bushfires following 30 years of careful cultivation is showing the opportunity that can be presented by a blank slate.

Austria closes its last coal power plant

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
The nation has officially ended its capacity to regularly produce electricity from coal, making it the second country in Europe to do so.

Planet Ark Power’s eleXsys technology receives funding boost from Federal Government

Date: 18-May-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
As as a recipient of the Federal Government’s Manufacturing Modernisation Fund, Planet Ark’s solar energy partner Planet Ark Power will be able to expand production of its eleXsys technology.

The top ten returners for Cartridges 4 Planet Ark

Date: 14-May-20
Author: Claire Bell
Small actions can make a big impact and with over 45 million cartridges recycled since the program began, that's certainly true for Cartridges 4 Planet Ark!

The road to economic and environmental recovery is paved by recycling

Date: 14-May-20
Author: Claire Bell
As the nation’s eyes are looking forward to a post-COVID world, there is increasing hope of an economic recovery that also respects the need for environmental recovery, with an easy win being increased use of recycled materials.

Volunteers remain to plant trees and sow seeds despite lockdown

Date: 13-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
A group of rewilding enthusiasts have undertaken voluntary isolation in order to ensure a tree planting project in the Scottish Highlands would go ahead.

France to offer cycling subsidies in coronavirus aftermath

Date: 13-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
The nation has outlined a twenty-million-euro scheme to encourage greater uptake of cycling and keep pollution levels low once coronavirus-related lockdown restrictions end.

 

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