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Latest Stories


Super coral to resist ocean warming

Date: 26-Apr-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
Scientists are developing techniques to breed super corals in hopes of building stronger reefs that are more resistant to climate change.

Beach cleanup leads to turtle comeback

Date: 26-Apr-18
Author: Laura Chalk
Versova Beach in India has undergone the world's largest beach cleanup. As a result, vulnerable turtle species not seen in decades return!

African women joining the microgrid revolution

Date: 26-Apr-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
Over 25 female energy entrepreneurs convened in Nairobi, Kenya from the 4th to the 13th of April for a microgrid training workshop.

Congratulations to our Business Recycling Competition Winner!

Date: 20-Apr-18
Author: Sam Carey
We have one happy winner on our hands!

Planet Ark urges Ipswich Council to reverse decision to send valuable materials to landfill - and the Council agrees

Date: 20-Apr-18
Author: Josh Cole
We think that Ipswich council's decision to send all residential kerbside recycling to landfill is an unfortunate reaction to China's National Sword Policy AKA the 'China Ban'. Update - This decision has been reversed!

Nestlé to go fully reusable and recyclable by 2025

Date: 12-Apr-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
The world's largest food and beverage company has announced plans to make its packaging 100% reusable and recyclable by 2025.

Woolworths, Coles remove plastic bags from stores ahead of schedule

Date: 12-Apr-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
Woolworths and Coles announced they were stopping the use of lightweight plastic bags at a combined 16 locations across Australia earlier than anticipated.

Renewables produced more than twice as much new energy as fossil fuels in 2017

Date: 12-Apr-18
Author: Josh Cole
New Chinese solar projects and an international interest in electricity grid stability are helping to make renewables the bigger, better option for power generation.

Planet Ark and Bingo aim for the top with a bold new vision

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Kristie Baker
We are proud to announce our renewed partnership with Bingo Industries Limited (Bingo). The renewal of the partnership affirms both organisations deep commitment to, and strategic alignment with, the diversion of waste from landfill through recycling and resource recovery.

The 'queen of green steel' launches landmark e-waste microfactory

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Josh Cole
Professor Veena Sahajwalla, the founder and director of UNSW's Sustainable Material Research & Technology Centre (SMaRT), has launched a world-first miniature factory that turns e-waste into material for 3D printing.

Finally! The recycling label you've been waiting for is here...

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Nell MacDonald
Confused about what and how to recycle? The Australasian Recycling Label is here to help.

Introducing our new partner Planet Protector Packaging

Date: 09-Apr-18
Author: Nell MacDonald
Planet Ark is proud to announce we have joined forces with Planet Protector Packaging, the distributor of the multi-award-winning sustainable packaging innovation Woolcool.

 

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