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Latest Stories

Steaming Into the Future With Emission-Free Transport

Date: 11-May-17
Author: Elise Catterall
Germany is making history by introducing the world's first zero-emission passenger train, the 'Hydrail' to replace polluting diesel trains.

Sustainable Wooden Soccer Stadium Built on a Budget

Date: 11-May-17
Author: David Rowlinson
Located in the regional setting of Ballarat, Ballarat Regional Soccer Facility provides sporting and social facilities for A-level as well as international-level games. The facility holds sustainability at the core of its DNA - sustainable innovation was intrinsically linked to its design.

An Impressive 10 Million and Counting

Date: 11-May-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Ten million is an impressive number. So printer manufacturer HP is understandably proud of seeing their ten millionth cartridge recycled though the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program.

Video: Tesla's Elon Musk Talks Solar Homes, Boring Company and Electric Trucks

Date: 05-May-17
Author: Marty Middlebrook
Tesla's Elon Musk talks to Chris Anderson at TED about solar homes, his new Boring Company, his plans to build another 2-4 gigawatt battery factories and why humans should colonise Mars.

Australia's First Rescued Food Supermarket is a Win-win for the Planet and Those in Need.

Date: 05-May-17
Author: Elise Catterall
With 1 in 6 Australians experiencing food insecurity, and 4 million tonnes of food waste going to landfill each year, OzHarvest Market has stepped in to fill bellies not bins.

New London Levy to Halve 'Lethal' Pollution

Date: 04-May-17
Author: Carol Warwick
Mayor Sadiq Khan says Londoners will breathe easier under a bold new scheme designed to clean the city's toxic air.

'Creature Compost' - Zoo Reduces Landfill and Generates Income

Date: 04-May-17
Author: Elise Catterall
With 1,200 animals generating 800 kgs of manure a day running a zoo means dealing with poo! Zoos in Australia and around the world are developing strategies turn waste into a resource.

The Awful Truth About Nappies & Recycling

Date: 26-Apr-17
Author: Brad Gray
From the NSW Central Coast to Perth, thousands of used nappies make their way into the recycling system every day which, you have to admit, is a pretty awful thought. But it's even more disgusting when you realise that people hand-sort that recycling. Even if you don't have children read on and pass this message on to friends and family.

Inspiration is in Our Nature

Date: 26-Apr-17
Author: Debbie Agnew
Nature elevates the human spirit. It ignites passion, inspiration, creativity and purpose. And it's the driving force behind why a quarter of a million people participate in National Tree Day each year. There are few places on earth more beautiful and with a more outdoors lifestyle than Australia. Be inspired and become a site coordinator or participant.

Three Behaviour Change Tricks for Home or Work

Date: 26-Apr-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Trying to change people's behaviour can be a challenge whether at work, home or amongst friends. Understanding behaviour change psychology can play a critical role in whether your powers of persuasion will be successful. Take a look at three tips from our new Business Case for Less Waste guide.


Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Humble Aussie invention could help to rid oceans of growing plastic problem.

The Project's Bid to Ban the Bag

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
Plastic bags are one of the biggest sources of pollution on the planet. The good news is, there's an easy solution.


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