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Latest Stories


'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' Expands to Seven Retailers

Date: 05-May-14
Author: Ryan Collins
Office Brands have become the newest collection partner through their independent office supplies network of 160 Office National, Office Products Depot and O-NET branded stores.

Win a Pallet of Recycled Paper

Date: 05-May-14
Author: Ryan Collins
Even in this technological era, we know schools still need to print on paper. So Planet Ark is offering one school in every state the chance to win a pallet of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper, valued at $2,800. All you need to do is guess the number of used toner cartridges it takes to make one kilometre of TonerPave road and fill in online the entry form. The closest guess in each state wins! Find out more...

From Toner to Tarmac

Date: 30-Apr-14
Author: Ryan Collins
The last thing you'd expect to do after recycling your printer cartridges is to drive over them but now you could! Due to the development of a new product that turns residual toner into road surface, the recycled material, which is being rolled out in streets around Australia right now, makes road surfaces stronger and reduces their carbon emissions. Pretty amazing! Find out more...

From Toner to Tarmac

Date: 30-Apr-14
Author: Ryan Collins
The last thing you'd expect to do after recycling your printer cartridges is to drive over them but now you could! Due to the development of a new product that turns residual toner into road surface, the recycled material, which is being rolled out in streets around Australia right now, makes road surfaces stronger and reduces their carbon emissions. Pretty amazing! Find out more...

From Toner to Tarmac

Date: 30-Apr-14
Author: Ryan Collins
The last thing you'd expect to do after recycling your printer cartridges is to drive over them but now you could! Due to the development of a new product that turns residual toner into road surface, the recycled material, which is being rolled out in streets around Australia right now, makes road surfaces stronger and reduces their carbon emissions. Pretty amazing! Find out more...

From Toner to Tarmac

Date: 30-Apr-14
Author: Ryan Collins
The last thing you'd expect to do after recycling your printer cartridges is to drive over them but now you could! Due to the development of a new product that turns residual toner into road surface, the recycled material, which is being rolled out in streets around Australia right now, makes road surfaces stronger and reduces their carbon emissions. Pretty amazing! Find out more...

Unless You're Buying Recycled You're Not Really Recycling

Date: 28-Apr-14
Author: Brad Gray
Hands up anyone who remembers when recycled copy paper first arrived in the 1980s. What do you remember? Maybe inconsistent quality and colour? Well it's time to forget that. Technology has moved on and recycled office paper is almost indistinguishable from virgin paper - except that it's better for the environment! We have free samples to give away so that 10 lucky people can compare the quality for themselves. Find out more...

Grow Your Own Way

Date: 28-Apr-14
Author: Jess McCallum
More than half of all Aussie households are now growing some of their own food. That means if you aren't, your neighbour probably is. Why not "keep up with the Jones'". Big spaces, small spaces, time-rich or time-poor, there really is something for everyone. Check out why it's all the rage, why people are doing it, and some of the funkiest gardens we've ever seen! Find out more...

From Toner to Tarmac

Date: 28-Apr-14
Author: Jess McCallum
The last thing you'd expect to do after putting used printer cartridges into a 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' box is to drive over them. But that's exactly what you could do due to the development of a new product that turns residual toner into road surface. What's more, the recycled material, which is being rolled out in streets around Australia right now, makes road surfaces stronger and reduces their carbon emissions. Pretty amazing! Find out more...

Save Outdoor Play from Extinction!

Date: 28-Apr-14
Author: Jodie Lewin
What does the Northern hairy-nosed wombat and kids' outdoor play have in common? Well a few thing actually, they're both natural, they're both typically Australian and they're both endangered! But it's not too late to save them. Find out more...

President Obama promotes the use of wood

Date: 24-Apr-14
Author: Chris Philpot
President Obama has announced a climate-driven initiative to train architects, builders and engineers in the benefits of wood as a structural material.

Norway to be home to world's tallest wood building

Date: 24-Apr-14
Author: Chris Philpot
Work has begun on a fourteen-story wooden building in Norway, which once complete will become the tallest wooden building in the world, topping the Forte building in Melbourne by 4 storeys.

 

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