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Latest Stories


The art of upcycling

Date: 13-Apr-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
Re-purposing discarded objects through art and design could inspire consumers to be more conscious and provide solutions to the world's waste problems.

Demand for Sustainable Accommodation on the Increase

Date: 13-Apr-15
Author: Gordon Lane
Shifts in the accommodation preferences of tourists could prompt an increasing number of hoteliers to adopt green building measures.

Rotorua adopts wood first policy

Date: 07-Apr-15
Author: Chris Philpot
Rotorua District Council in New Zealand has become the latest to announce a wood first policy and action plan.

Wood is Good For Your Body and Brain

Date: 01-Apr-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
What is the effect of being surrounded by wood on students, workers, the elderly and patients in a hospital? A new report released by Planet Ark titled Wood - Housing, Health, Humanity brings together research from around the world that is starting to answer these questions. It's important reading for parents, teachers, health care workers and anyone interested in building their health and wellbeing.

Fundraise for Planet Ark and Win a Cotton Tee!

Date: 01-Apr-15
Author: Emily Donnelly
Are you looking for some fitspiration? With fun run season just around the corner, we're giving you the opportunity to get fit, give back and get your hands on a 100% organic cotton Planet Ark t-shirt.

Happy Eco-Easter!

Date: 01-Apr-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Easter is a busy and fun time of year but it doesn't need to come with an Easter bunny shaped eco-footprint.

Win a Tablet Worth $850!

Date: 23-Mar-15
Author: We need your help and we're offering you the chance to win an iPad or tablet of your choice to the value of AUD $850!

Wood - Good For Health and For Business

Date: 23-Mar-15
Author: Brad Gray
A new report shows that being surrounded by wood at home, work and school has real and measurable health benefits. It also shows that in a corporate environment the presence of wooden furnishings and fixtures conveys feelings of innovation, energy and comfort.

Wood is Good For Your Body and Brain

Date: 18-Mar-15
Author: Chris Philpot
Exposure to wooden furniture and fittings has real and measurable health and wellbeing benefits.

Join us at the 'Wood - Housing, Health, Humanity Exhibition'

Date: 18-Mar-15
Author: Chris Philpot
To celebrate World Wood Day, Planet Ark's Make It Wood campaign is hosting the Wood - Housing, Health, Humanity exhibition at Customs House in Sydney.

Wood - Housing, Health, Humanity exhibition

Date: 13-Mar-15
Author: Chris Philpot
To celebrate World Wood Day, Planet Ark's Make It Wood campaign will be holding 'the Wood - Housing, Health, Humanity exhibition' at Customs House in Sydney.

Breaking the Barriers to Workplace Recycling

Date: 11-Mar-15
Author: Ryan Collins
Australians are great recyclers at home, but when it comes to work, we are falling down on the job. Planet Ark has identified a number of key barriers to workplace recycling and some simple actions to overcome them.

 

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