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Latest Stories


Inspiring story: Landscaping a garden bed from printer cartridges

Date: 15-Nov-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Close the Loop is Australia's biggest resource recovery and recycling company for printing consumables and the resource recovery partner for 'Cartridges for Planet Ark'. It is driven by a promise of zero-waste-to-landfill and innovation. Some of the recycled products to come out of this initiative will amaze!

You don't have to be a Grinch to be green this Christmas

Date: 14-Nov-17
Author: Carol Warwick
As the shops start to fill up with Christmas gift ideas and food, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by everything you want to buy and organise for the big day. But there are some easy ways to keep your Christmas spirit and stay on the environment's nice list at the same time.

3 tips for businesses to buy recycled

Date: 14-Nov-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Sustainable procurement aims to reduce the adverse environmental, social and economic impacts of purchased products and services throughout their entire life cycle. Looking for items made from recycled materials is a big part of this. And with more consumers being more likely to buy products and packaging made with recycled content, we offer 3 simple things businesses can do to start buying recycled.

Inspiring story: Sporting fields made from tyres

Date: 14-Nov-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) is a government supported product stewardship initiative that aims to effectively reduce the environmental, health and safety impacts of the 56 million tyres (equivalent passenger units) that reach their end of life each year. Check out the results of their inspiring research projects that are providing innovation for our circular economy.

Carbon Neutral Community Precincts

Date: 14-Nov-17
Author: Martin Daniel
Planet Ark Power, Incorp and the t3 Initiative along with the WELL Institute have all partnered to develop carbon neutral community precincts.

Calling for 2018 National Tree Day supporters

Date: 13-Nov-17
Author: Nell MacDonald
Do you want to align your brand with one of Australia's largest community nature events?

Planet Ark to trial Coffee Grounds Recycling in Sydney CBD

Date: 13-Nov-17
Author: Nell MacDonald
We are excited to announce we are trialling a new program in the beginning of 2018 - Coffee 4 Planet Ark, where we will be collecting leftover coffee grounds from Sydney CBD cafes and recycling them into compost.

Complete the recycle cycle this National Recycling Week!

Date: 13-Nov-17
Author: Nell MacDonald
This week is Planet Ark's National Recycling Week and there are a number of ways you and your workplace can get involved.

There's still time for a Fling

Date: 13-Nov-17
Author: Ryan Collins
On Friday 17 November, businesses, schools and councils all over Australia will be flinging their old files to get good quality paper back into the recycle cycle. All workplaces who register for a Friday File Fling will have 20 chances to win 5 cartons of Planet Ark 100% Australian Recycled Paper. There's still time to register...

International House 'Sister Building' Proposed At Barangaroo

Date: 13-Nov-17
Author: David Rowlinson
Lendlease has lodged a planning application with the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for a second engineered timber office building at Barangaroo South. The application proposes a "sister building" to International House Sydney, with a total commercial floor space of approximately 10,000m2 and a typical floorplate of approximately 1,700m2.

The missing piece of the recycling puzzle

Date: 13-Nov-17
Author: Carol Warwick
It's National Recycling Week (November 13-19). Find out why buying recycled matters...

New NT recycling education resources

Date: 12-Nov-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Northern Territory residents now have improved access to container deposit scheme information via Planet Ark's RecyclingNearYou website. In addition, councils and community groups can use new resources such as posters and graphics to promote the recycling scheme.

 

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  • Business Recycling
  • recycling Near You
  • Make It Wood
  • Tree Day
  • Cartridges for Planet Ark