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Latest Stories


Clean Clothes, Clean Conscience

Date: 07-Oct-10
Author: Lucy Band
Palm oil is used in a range of everyday products from food and cosmetics to soaps and detergents. Unfortunately the increasing demand for this versatile vegetable oil is causing the rapid clearing of rainforests in South-East Asia, home to the amazing Sumatran and Bornean orangutans. Find out how Aware laundry are helping put a stop to this.

Sustainable Palm Oil Body Censures Indonesia's PT SMART

Date: 27-Sep-10
Author: Lucy Band
An industry body for sustainable palm oil has made its first public censure of a member, saying Indonesia's PT SMART Tbk breached its principles and may face sanctions, and also ticked off the firm's parent.

The Australian Tree Stories winner is .....

Date: 14-Sep-10
Author: Lucy Band
We were overwhelmed with the response to the Australian Tree Stories competition and would like to thank everyone that entered. So THANKS!

Even more time to celebrate how life is better with trees!

Date: 25-Aug-10
Author: Tracey Yong
Planet Ark have extended the closing date for the "Life Is Better With Trees" Schools competition to Friday 29 October 2010. Best of luck to all participants!

ALDI first to join Carbon Reduction Label Program in Australia

Date: 19-Aug-10
Author: Michelle Cook
Planet Ark is pleased to announce ALDI is the first company to join the Carbon Reduction Label program in Australia.

Resource recovery...the way forward

Date: 12-Aug-10
Author: Janet Sparrow
The second Australasian Industrial Ecology Conference is coming to Sydney from 2 - 3 September 2010.

Help combat climate change with Landcare Australia and ClimateWatch

Date: 12-Aug-10
Author: Tracey Yong
Find out how you can join Julia Gillard in the fight against climate change.

Thanks from Planet Ark

Date: 03-Aug-10
Author: Tracey Yong
A big thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who participated in National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day this year.

Investing In Native Trees

Date: 23-Jul-10
Author: Tracey Yong
Colonial First State is helping hundreds of native trees find good homes this National Tree Day.

Demand for E-Waste Recycling Keeps Growing

Date: 15-Jul-10
Author: Zhi Yan
Finding recycling options for Computers and Electronics has remained the number one concern for visitors to this website for the second year in a row.

Register your kindy or preschool activities to win!

Date: 13-Jul-10
Author: Tracey Yong
Click here to find out how you can win one of 50 copies of Peter Carnavas' new book "The Last Tree in the City"

Want to be recognised for your sustainable business practices?

Date: 07-Jul-10
Author: Zhi Yan
Small businesses in the City of Sydney can now enter the City's Business Awards 2010.

 

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