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Latest Stories


Happy Birthday, 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'!

Date: 03-May-11
Author: In its first 8 years, enough cartridges have been collected to fill over 30 Olympic swimming pools or almost 100 jumbo jets.

Happy Birthday 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'!

Date: 03-May-11
Author: In its first 8 years, enough cartridges have been collected to fill over 30 Olympic swimming pools or almost 100 jumbo jets.

Synthetic trees capture carbon

Date: 28-Apr-11
Author: Lucy Band
Scientists at New York's Columbia University are developing a synthetic tree that removes CO2 from the atmosphere. The researchers say the tree, if mass produced, could make a significant difference to the quality of the air we breathe

Konica Minolta sets a challenge

Date: 28-Apr-11
Author: Konica Minolta has set itself the challenge of reducing carbon dioxide emissions throughout its product lifecycles by 80% by 2050.

Konica Minolta sets a challenge

Date: 28-Apr-11
Author: Konica Minolta has set itself the challenge of reducing carbon dioxide emissions throughout its product lifecycles by 80% by 2050.

Brazil Factory Squeezes New Life From Old Toothpaste Tubes - World Environment News

Date: 21-Apr-11
Author: Lucy Band
A small factory in northeast Brazil is bringing smiles to the faces of environmentalists by turning used toothpaste tubes into furniture and roof tiles. One beneficiary is a local school where the children are learning that regular brushing is not only good for the teeth - but can also help the environment.

Training For NSW Facility Workers

Date: 06-Apr-11
Author: Caroline Jones
The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver workshops to introduce a Waste & Resource Recovery Facility Workers Manual to benefit waste management facility workers, waste and resource recovery educators and managers from across NSW starting from the 29th April.

Green Thumbs Required

Date: 05-Apr-11
Author: Lucy Band
We're looking for green thumbs and gardening enthusiasts to coordinate National Tree Day sites across the country. You'll join thousands of other Aussies getting their hands dirty and by registering early you could win a visit to your site from Garden Guru, Costa Georgiadis of SBS's Costa's Garden Odyssey.

Keep Your Kids Fit & Healthy with Tetra Pak Kids

Date: 28-Mar-11
Author: Lucy Band
Tetra Pak Kids are hosting Free events in Sydney that you and your kids can attend; focusing on exercise, nutrition and fun! Find out more.

Australia closer to achieving a product stewardship scheme for TVs and Computers

Date: 23-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
The introduction of the Product Stewardship Bill into parliament is an exciting step forward for extended producer responsibility.

Australia closer to achieving a product stewardship scheme for TVs and Computers

Date: 23-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
The introduction of the Product Stewardship Bill into parliament is an exciting step forward for extended producer responsibility.

Business Recycling now even stronger with Zero Waste South Australia

Date: 14-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
As a Promotion Partner for Business Recycling, Zero Waste SA has committed to yet another initiative to help South Australian businesses recycle.

 

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