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Latest Stories


New Label Makes Recycling Easy

Date: 06-Oct-15
Author: Brad Gray
Planet Ark is very proud to launch its new Australian Recycling Label, which has been designed to address both customer confusion and the desire for on-pack information.

Garage Sale Trailing Right Around Australia

Date: 30-Sep-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Garage Sale Trail is one big day of Garage Sales happening in every state for the first time on Saturday October 24th. And there are so many benefits to jumping on board.

2015 Grow Up With Nature Photo Competition Winner Announced

Date: 25-Sep-15
Author: Debbie Agnew
Wollongong family wins the Planet Ark and dirtgirlworld Grow Up with Nature Photo Competition and a $1,000 nature getaway. Check out our competition photo album to see the amazing entries, the winning photo and how Aussie parents are inspiring a love of nature in their children...

An Office Fling Is Good For Circulation

Date: 23-Sep-15
Author: Brad Gray
Paper is the largest contributor to waste generated by offices in Australia. Fling some Files this Friday for National Recycling Week

Awake to the Fun of Recycling

Date: 23-Sep-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
"There are so many bits and bobs in products out there that I didn't know could be recycled and I until I started working for Planet Ark, I never noticed just how much plastic was in everything" -Emily Donnelly, Planet Ark's PR & Media Coordinator.

Planet Ark Project - Answering Kid's Questions

Date: 23-Sep-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
We get lots of requests and emails from school students across Australia, who want to know more about Planet Ark for a project or just because they are passionate about the environment.

Declutter Your Office E-waste for FREE

Date: 14-Sep-15
Author: Brad Gray
Do you need to declutter the office of old electronics? Telstra have teamed up with ECOACTIV to offer an easy solution with an eCycle box scheme that can be picked up for free.

Training for NSW Facility Workers

Date: 07-Sep-15
Author: Claire Grant
With support from the NSW EPA the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver an Advanced Waste & Resource Recovery Facilities Training Workshop to benefit waste management facility workers, waste and resource recovery educators and supervisors from across NSW.

Power Tool Battery Recycling Pilot Launches in Brisbane

Date: 04-Sep-15
Author: Brad Gray
In a single year more than 3 million power tool batteries reach the end of their life. Now Brisbane tradies and renovators can recycle them free of change.

Reduce Your Pet's Paw Print

Date: 19-Aug-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
Whether you're a cat person or a dog person, it doesn't matter. Pets can have a significant paw print and here are a few ideas that can help reduce it.

Fun & Easy Gardening Tips For Kids

Date: 19-Aug-15
Author: Debbie Agnew
There's nothing kids love doing more than getting their hands dirty. Whether it's raining or the sun is out, making mud pies or finding wriggly worms in the ground, it always puts a smile on their faces.

Growing a Garden Among the Cartridges

Date: 18-Aug-15
Author: Ryan Collins
We all know how important an inspiring school can be for your kids. As part of the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' and Officeworks Schools Competition, we asked 'Why is it important for your school to recycle printer cartridges?' We have some inspiring responses.

 

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