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Planet Ark celebrates 18 years as one of Australia's most recognised eco voices

Date: 04-Mar-11
Author: Emma Franklin
For the month of March Planet Ark is thanking its many supporters and sponsors for helping it deliver real environmental results. The organisation is also interested in knowing what people would like to see it achieve in the next few years. Submit your ideas at and you will go in the running to win a share in over $900 worth of prizes.

Vacuum Cleaner Recycling Made Easy For Small Businesses

Date: 03-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
During March 2011, small businesses and individuals can take advantage of this great initiative by Dyson and The Good Guys to recycle unwanted vacuum cleaners AND get a 15% discount off brand new Dyson vacuum cleaners.

'Eco-trade' Campaign Makes Vacuum Cleaner Recycling Easy - and 15% More Rewarding

Date: 03-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
During March 2011, take advantage of this great initiative by Dyson and The Good Guys to recycle your unwanted vacuum cleaner AND get a 15% discount off a brand new Dyson vacuum cleaner.

'Eco-trade' Campaign Makes Vacuum Cleaner Recycling Easy - and 15% More Rewarding

Date: 03-Mar-11
Author: Zhi Yan
During March 2011, take advantage of this great initiative by Dyson and The Good Guys to recycle your unwanted vacuum cleaner AND get a 15% discount off a brand new Dyson vacuum cleaner.

Planet Ark welcomes Australia's first high rise timber building

Date: 01-Mar-11
Author: Planet Ark
Planet Ark welcomes Australia's first high rise timber building to be built in Melbourne's Swanston Street - the Grocon Building. The $100 million building will be made from soft-wood panels imported from Europe and fitted together in weeks to make 50 apartments over 10 storeys.

A Big Win For The Northern Territory Environment

Date: 25-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
Yesterday landmark Environmental legislation was passed in the Northern Territory Parliament - banning plastic bags and introducing a container deposit scheme.

A Big Win For The Northern Terriorty Environment

Date: 25-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
Yesterday landmark Environmental legislation was passed in the Northern Territory Parliament - banning plastic bags and introducing a container deposit scheme.

UK forest Sale Plan Scrapped After Outcry - World Environment News

Date: 22-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The British government on Thursday scrapped its controversial plans to sell the bulk of England's publicly owned forests after intense public opposition.

Global Solar Power Growth Doubled In 2010 - World Environment News

Date: 22-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The world added about 16 gigawatts of new solar photovoltaic (PV) power in 2010, double the growth seen a year earlier, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association told Reuters on Monday.

EU Seeks Stricter Rules For E-Waste - World Environment News

Date: 04-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The European Parliament proposed stricter rules on Thursday to halt what has become Europe's fastest growing type of waste: discarded mobile phones, computers and other electronic devices.

EU Seeks Stricter Rules For E-Waste - World Environment News

Date: 04-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The European Parliament proposed stricter rules on Thursday to halt what has become Europe's fastest growing type of waste: discarded mobile phones, computers and other electronic devices.

Flood Recovery Initiative Call for Help

Date: 31-Jan-11
Author: Lucy Band
Conservation Volunteers is Australia's leader in coordinating volunteer involvement in environment protection and repair. Not surprisingly, they are receiving an unprecedented number of requests for help in the aftermath of Australia's biggest natural disaster. They are urgently seeking help to support the flood-devastated communities in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales. Read on to find out how you can lend a helping hand.

 

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