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WCRA Breakfast Briefing on the NSW Business Recycling Fund

Date: 10-Jul-13
Author: Ryan Collins
A new $35M Fund has been established as part of the NSW Government's Waste Less Recycle More initiative to help business to reduce waste and increase recycling. Find out all about it at this NSW EPA presentation...

Typical Aussie outdoor lifestyle no longer reality

Date: 01-Jul-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Planet Ark's 2013 research, sponsored by Toyota, reveals shrinking backyards, screen time and long working hours have concerning implications for Australia's renowned outdoor way of life and our health. Read more about the report...

BusinessRecycling Now Comes With Tangible Benefits!

Date: 27-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Have you ever wondered what the "everyday" savings are of recycling a certain material? Well BusinessRecycling has come to the rescue! Read on...

FREE Seedsticks for little green thumbs

Date: 25-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
SeedsticksĀ® are helping schools plant the seed for a brighter future. Any school registered for Schools Tree Day will now be eligible to claim 3 SeedsticksĀ® packs, including natives, herbs and veges! Get growing at your school...

Tasmania Says Goodbye To Plastic Shopping Bags

Date: 20-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Come 1st November 2013, Tasmania will be the fourth State/Territory to implement a plastic bag ban. Read on...

Bright news for fluoro-light recycling

Date: 19-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Some major Victorian organisations have been recognised for their participation in the fluorescent light recycling program FluoroCycle, which ensures harmful mercury is kept out of the environment. Find out more...

Tasmania Says Goodbye To Plastic Shopping Bags

Date: 19-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Come 1st November 2013, Tasmania will be the fourth State/Territory to implement a plastic bag ban. Read on...

Tasmania Says Goodbye To Plastic Shopping Bags

Date: 18-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Come 1st November 2013, Tasmania will be the fourth State/Territory to implement a plastic bag ban. Read on...

'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' recycling partner wins prestigious award

Date: 14-Jun-13
Author: Janet Sparrow
'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' resource recovery partner, Close the Loop, has been honoured with a gold award in the 25th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation in the US.

Toyota ranked Best Global Green Brand third year in a row

Date: 13-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Congratulations Toyota for maintaining their #1 spot in the Best Global Green Brand rankings for the third year running! Toyota Australia are not only the main partner of National Tree Day - Planet Ark also endorses their Hybrid Synergy Drive technology. Find out more about the technology...

WIN one of three vertical gardens for your school!

Date: 12-Jun-13
Author: Zo Zhou
A preschool, primary and high school taking part in Schools Tree Day will WIN the makings of a spectacular vertical garden (valued at $500). Students will be able to plant a year round "living wall" with native plants, vegies and/or herbs. All they need to do is show us how they Get Outside and Grow! Enter now...

How many cartridges does it take to make an eWood table?

Date: 11-Jun-13
Author: Ryan Collins
The winner of our guessing comp has been announced. Find out who won and just how many cartridges it takes to make an eWood table...

 

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