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Taking sustainable fashion to new heights

Date: 01-Feb-18
Author: Josh Cole
In this guest article by Camille Reed we look at how the Australian Circular Fashion Conference aims to take fashion sustainability to new heights in 2018.

HP's plastic recycling program is turning Haitian pollution into printer cartridges

Date: 01-Feb-18
Author: Josh Cole
A plastic recycling initiative by computer and printer manufacturer HP has turned around 4 billion plastic bottles into printer cartridges while working with people from developing nations.

Cleaning up the Cove

Date: 01-Feb-18
Author: Billy Pringle
A group of volunteers is recovering hundreds of drinking straws from Manly Cove to raise awareness of single-use plastic pollution.

New South Wales Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme hits 64 million returns

Date: 01-Feb-18
Author: Josh Cole
NSW residents have returned a massive 64 million containers to collection points and reverse vending machines since December 1 2017.

Business Recycling & Waste and Recycling Infrastructure grants are now open

Date: 29-Jan-18
Author: Claire Bell
Funding is now available for the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Waste Less Recycle More grants for business recycling and waste and recycling infrastructure programs.

Timber and Prefab Sector is set to Kick Goals Again in 2018

Date: 29-Jan-18
Author: David Rowlinson
The timber and prefab sector is set to kick goals again this year if a raft of ambitious projects get the go ahead, among them one of the biggest commercial timber building in the world by volume.

UK renewables created three times the power of coal in 2017

Date: 18-Jan-18
Author: Josh Cole
Sheffield University and BM Reports have released statistics showing that the renewable sector in the United Kingdom outperformed coal power generation more than three-fold in the year up to December 12.

Vanuatu bans plastic bags and polystyrene containers

Date: 18-Jan-18
Author: Laura Chalk
The Vanuatu government is the first country in the Pacific to establish a National Oceans Policy, with the aim of better managing the ocean and resources for present and future generations.

A year in review - Australian natives made some great comebacks in 2017

Date: 18-Jan-18
Author: Josh Cole
2017 was a big year for Australian animals making reappearances, with koalas, frogmouths and now mulgaras popping up in unexpected places.

Byron Bay celebrates the arrival of the world's first fully solar-powered train

Date: 18-Jan-18
Author: Josh Cole
An obsolete red rattler has become a hot topic as the first of its kind to run completely on solar energy.

NSW EPA Waste Less Recycle More funding information session

Date: 16-Jan-18
Author: Claire Bell
WLRM Business Recycling & Waste and Recycling Infrastructure grants information session. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will be holding an information session and a webinar on 23 January 2018 as part of the latest Waste Less Recycle More funding for business recycling and waste and recycling infrastructure programs.

8 ways to green your 2018

Date: 11-Jan-18
Author: Laura Chalk
8 ways to form and maintain green resolutions for 2018

 

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