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The 12 Do's of Christmas

Date: 03-Dec-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Christmas is a time of joy and festivities, but it is also the season when households generate extra waste. Aussies are tipped to spend an incredible $10 billion on food this December, but can you guess how much of that we actually ends up in landfill? To find out, and to learn more about Planet Ark's guide for a greener Christmas, read on...

The 12 Do's of Christmas

Date: 03-Dec-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Christmas is a time of joy and festivities, but it is also the season when households generate extra waste. Aussies are tipped to spend an incredible $10 billion on food this December, but can you guess how much of that we actually ends up in landfill? To find out, and to learn more about Planet Ark's guide for a greener Christmas, read on...

The 12 Do's of Christmas

Date: 03-Dec-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Christmas is a time of joy and festivities, but it is also the season when households generate extra waste. Aussies are tipped to spend an incredible $10 billion on food this December, but can you guess how much of that we actually ends up in landfill? To find out, and to learn more about Planet Ark's guide for a greener Christmas, read on...

Show us your DO and be in to win!

Date: 30-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Enter a photo of your favourite Do through our photo competition on facebook for one of two chances to win over $400 in green gift vouchers and goodies. Simply snap a photo of any of the 12 actions, submit it through the facebook entry form, and encourage your friends to vote. Planet Ark staff will also pick their overall favourite, so you have multiple chances to win!

Fantastic file flingers of 2012

Date: 29-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
For National Recycling Week, fifty fabulous organisations held Friday File Flings to turn their unused files into a valuable resource - and to have some recycling fun! So far 27 workplaces have sent us their results and we're happy to report that over 7.7 tonnes of old files were recycled. Find out what this saved...

Breakfast that means Business

Date: 27-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver "Breakfast that means business" to benefit Proprietors, Managers & Supervisors from the Waste Management & Recycling Industry. FInd out more...

Tell us what you think of BusinessRecycling

Date: 26-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Make recycling at work easier - tell us what you think of BusinessRecycling.com.au so we can modify it to better meet your needs. Complete our 5 minute online survey before 9/12/12 and you could win a tablet PC, such as an iPad, to the value of AUD$950.

Great cartridge pen giveaway winners announced

Date: 14-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
To celebrate National Recycling Week and to encourage schools to recycle as much as possible, Greenschools subcscribers were offered the chance to win one of 10 packs of 15 Enviroliner pens, made from recycled inkjet cartridges through the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program. Check out who won!

Great cartridge pen giveaway winners announced

Date: 14-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
To celebrate National Recycling Week and to encourage schools to recycle as much as possible, Greenschools subcscribers were offered the chance to win one of 10 packs of 15 Enviroliner pens, made from recycled inkjet cartridges through the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program. Check out who won!

Great cartridge pen giveaway winners announced

Date: 14-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
To celebrate National Recycling Week and to encourage schools to recycle as much as possible, 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' offered Greenschools subcscribers the chance to win one of 10 packs of 15 Enviroliner pens, made from recycled inkjet cartridges. Check out who won...

Wind turbine stores carbon

Date: 14-Nov-12
Author: Chris Philpot
A German company called TimberTower is experimenting with a new turbine design - the company recently celebrated the installation of the world's first wooden wind turbine tower in Hanover, Germany. TimberTower says the turbine will sequester 400 tons of CO2 while generating clean, renewable energy.

Second Nature - Recycling In Australia

Date: 13-Nov-12
Author: Zo Zhou
For most Australians recycling the newspaper, aluminium cans and milk cartons they use at home has become second nature, but we're still throwing 22 million tonnes of waste into landfill each year. Planet Ark's new "Second Nature: Recycling in Australia" report details the current state of recycling, how we got there, and where we're heading.

 

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