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Latest Stories


Forté wins the Timber Design Awards

Date: 20-Sep-13
Author: Chris Philpot
Melbourne's Forté building in Victoria Harbour has won the 2013 Australian Timber Design Award.

Helping Business Recycle

Date: 19-Sep-13
Author: Ryan Collins
WCRA and NSW EPA are delivering workshops to assist business reduce waste and recycle more.

Create From a Crate

Date: 18-Sep-13
Author: Chris Philpot
Practically everything you buy has been moved about on a wooden pallet at some stage. And there are so many of them that they are a major form of waste. If you fancy a bit of DIY why not join in the 'Create from a Crate' competition to turn these ubiquitous items into art.Find out more...

The cost of business waste

Date: 17-Sep-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australian businesses are spending more than $2.2 billion each year on waste services, of which $1.4 billion is spent on waste to landfill. As waste disposal costs increase, it makes financial sense to look for recycling options for the wide range of waste materials generated by businesses.

The cost of business waste

Date: 17-Sep-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Australian businesses are spending more than $2.2 billion each year on waste services, of which $1.4 billion is spent on waste to landfill. As waste disposal costs increase, it makes financial sense to look for recycling options for the wide range of waste materials generated by businesses.

The cost of business waste

Date: 17-Sep-13
Author: Sara McGregor
Australian businesses are spending more than $2.2 billion each year on waste services, of which $1.4 billion is spent on waste to landfill. As waste disposal costs increase, it makes financial sense to look for recycling options for the wide range of waste materials generated by businesses.

4th Australasian Industrial Ecology Conference returns to Sydney

Date: 10-Sep-13
Author: Ryan Collins
This three-day event is essential for anyone with an interest in the development of innovations for the use and reuse of waste materials. Find out more...

Sustainability Victoria $600k Grant Funding for C & I Recycling

Date: 05-Sep-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Expressions of Interest are now open for 'Smarter Resources, Smarter Business: Recycling' funding which will be provided for infrastructure, training and education...

Turn your cartridges into your garden bed

Date: 28-Aug-13
Author: Ryan Collins
There are many more benefits to eWood than just being made from recycled cartridges collected through the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program. And there are a multitude of eWood products, from garden beds to retaining walls to outdoor furniture to decking to farm fencing. Find out why eWood is perfect for our outdoor Aussie environment.

How much did the #BigLifeSwitch recycle?

Date: 27-Aug-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Supported by Planet Ark, MobileMuster and TES-AMM, Vodafone's #BigLifeSwitch visited Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in July. It recycled 1,271.5 kg of mobile phones, TV remotes, pedometers, music players, digital cameras and game consoles, in just one week!!

Share your thoughts for an even better Tree Day next year!

Date: 26-Aug-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Have an idea or feedback to share? Let us know so we can help improve your experience for 2014. Simply fill out our quick one page tailored survey - it shouldn't take more than a few minutes.

Revving Up Battery Recycling

Date: 20-Aug-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Century Yuasa recycles 98% of car battery components, a much needed service for the 7.6 million consumed each year. Find out how you can safely dispose of your car battery...

 

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