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Latest Stories

Save the date! 'Waste Not, Want Not' Day is coming

Date: 30-Nov-15
Author: Ryan Collins
TechCollect is calling for businesses to mark December 8 in the calendar to create a more sustainable workplace! Check out the four great tips for businesses to make a difference on 'Waste Not, Want Not' Day.

$50,000 Rebate Open for NSW Businesses to Increase Recycling

Date: 26-Nov-15
Author: Ryan Collins
The NSW Government marked National Recycling Week by doubling a recycling rebate for small and medium sized enterprises to purchase small-scale recycling equipment.

Make Recycling at Work, Work

Date: 13-Nov-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Replacing a single recycling bin with desktop paper trays increased the recycling rate for paper from 28% to 94%. Simple actions can have a big impact at work.

Let the Flings Begin

Date: 13-Nov-15
Author: Brad Gray
All around Australia today people are having office Flings and it's not too late for you to join in. Put some time aside today, go though your drawers and fling you old, unwanted files. If you register today you'll also receive a carton of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

Recycling Role Models

Date: 12-Nov-15
Author: Brad Gray
There is positive change happening in waste and recycling in some of Australia's best known companies. A pet food manufacturer has achieved zero waste to landfill and a wine maker made the switch to 100% recycled and 100% recyclable packaging. Find out how these high performers achieved these feats.

Inspiring Performers

Date: 10-Nov-15
Author: Brad Gray
What does it take to make pet food with zero waste? What changes can be made to bottles to use 5,000 tonnes less glass? Which winemaker is using 100% recycled and 100% recyclable packaging? Put on your hard-hats and high-vis vest and join us in exploring the factories of some of the Australian Packaging Covenant's 2015 High Performers. Their waste and recycling achievements will inspire and amaze. Find out more ...

Answers to the Big Recycling Questions

Date: 09-Nov-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Planet Ark's National Recycling Week is the annual opportunity for the industry, government, community groups and individuals to focus on the big recycling questions so we can make it as environmentally and economically beneficial as possible. Planet Ark's new research covers these and other questions.

Test Your Recycling Knowledge!

Date: 03-Nov-15
Author: Marty Middlebrook
How much of this skip bin can be recycled? Win prizes and test your knowledge with the Recycle Right Quiz

Getting Your Recycling Sorted

Date: 03-Nov-15
Author: Brad Gray
Even though Australians are good recyclers, there are many questions. National Recycling Week has the answers

Free WoodSolutions events in Sydney

Date: 19-Oct-15
Author: Chris Philpot
If you design, specify, install or inspect timber framing, decorative timber and timber connections for residential projects this is a must-attend event. Listen to the industry leaders and architects to be inspired, ensure your Residential Timber Building knowledge is up-to-date, explore the economics of timber as structural and decorative members of residential buildings.

Find out why wood is becoming the construction material of choice at Planet Ark's one day seminar

Date: 15-Oct-15
Author: Chris Philpot

Planet Ark's new packaging tool a finalist in Banksia Sustainability Awards

Date: 09-Oct-15
Author: Sara McGregor
A new packaging recycling evaluation tool developed by Planet Ark Environmental Foundation and GreenChip has been nominated as a finalist for Innovator of the Year in the highly-regarded national Banksia Foundation Sustainability Awards.


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