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WOOD: art design architecture 15 Feb- 6 Apr Adelaide

Date: 27-Feb-13
Author: Chris Philpot
WOOD: art design architecture showcases work by contemporary Australian artists, designers and architects. The exhibition looks at the use of wood through three lenses; place and identity, sustainability and ecology, craftsmanship and technology. It represents a cross-section of current creative practices, modes of thinking and relationships to this fundamental material and combines furniture and functional objects, sculptural works (including wood carving by Indigenous artists), interiors and architectural work.

New $465.7 Million Waste and Resource Recovery Initiative for NSW

Date: 26-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
'Waste Less, Recycle More' is the five-year initiative that sets out the NSW Government's new waste and recycling agenda. Read on...

Free TV & Computer Recycling Events this Weekend!

Date: 23-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
In 20 event sites across Australia, householders and small businesses can drop off their old TV and computers for recycling. Read on for the list of locations...

Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW workshops extended

Date: 22-Feb-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to announce the extension of their training workshops thanks to the support of the NSW EPA. Find out when and where...

Show Off Your Success

Date: 20-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
We're looking for BusinessRecycling case studies which we'll promote for free in social media and on the site! If your organisation has used the BusinessRecycling website or hotline, we'd love to hear from you...

Business Clean Up Australia Day Just Around The Corner

Date: 18-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Any business, anywhere can take action for the Australian environment through Business Clean Up Australia Day on Tuesday, 26th February 2013. Find out more...

An Australian First: Free soft plastic recycling at Coles

Date: 18-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Frustrated by plastic bag waste? Wish you could recycle your biscuit packets and bread, rice and pasta bags? Well you can now recycle all these soft plastics and more at 376 Coles stores covering Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide. Read on...

An Australian first - Free soft plastic recycling at Coles

Date: 15-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Frustrated by plastic bag waste? Wish you could recycle your biscuit packets and bread, rice and pasta bags? Well you can now recycle all these soft plastics and more at 376 Coles stores covering Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide. Read on...

Forte Living Festival, Victoria Harbour, Melbourne (22 & 23 Feb 2013)

Date: 12-Feb-13
Author: Chris Philpot
The world's tallest timber apartment building is opening its doors for the first and only time at the Forté Living Festival from 22-23 February 2013 in Melbourne's Victoria Harbour.

See Story of Stuff co-creator Annie Leonard live in Melbourne

Date: 11-Feb-13
Author: Zo Zhou
MobileMuster is bringing Annie Leonard to Australia as part of the Sustainability Living Festival (SLF) in Melbourne, which runs from the 9th-24th of February. Co-creator of the enormously successful The Story of Stuff, Annie Leonard, leads the international line-up in this year's Festival at two talks, The Story of Stuff (Fri 15 Feb) and The Story of Change (Sat 16 Feb)...

See Story of Stuff co-creator Annie Leonard live in Melbourne

Date: 11-Feb-13
Author: Zo Zhou
MobileMuster is bringing Annie Leonard to Australia as part of the Sustainability Living Festival (SLF) in Melbourne, which runs from the 9th-24th of February. Co-creator of the enormously successful The Story of Stuff, Annie Leonard, leads the international line-up in this year's Festival at two talks, The Story of Stuff (Fri 15 Feb) and The Story of Change (Sat 16 Feb)...

Use of Recovered Crushed Glass in Civil Construction Training

Date: 08-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Workshops across NSW for recycling industry & waste management personnel, civil construction personnel, education officers, local government officers, and engineers are being delivered in the Use of Recovered Crushed Glass in Civil Construction. Find out more...

 

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