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Workshops on recycled materials for civil works

Date: 05-Feb-13
Author: Ryan Collins
Construction businesses can save money by making the most of recycled concrete, brick and asphalt materials. The 'Use of Recycled Materials for Pavements, Earthworks and Drainage' training course by TAFE Sydney Institute will help engineers, supervisors and construction staff plan and deliver successful civil projects using recycled materials. Find out more...

MobileMuster turns fifteen!

Date: 01-Feb-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Sydney's sustainability stars recently gathered at the Royal Botanic Gardens to celebrate MobileMuster's 15th anniversary. As the mobile phone industry's official recycling program, MobileMuster has diverted over 1 million kilograms of mobile phone components from landfill as of December 2012, so there was much to celebrate. Find out more...

12 Do's of Christmas Photo Competition winners

Date: 29-Jan-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Congratulations to the 12 Do's of Christmas Photo Competition winners! We received 21 fantastic entries of all the special things our recycling fans were doing to keep their Christmas green. Check them out...

12 Do's of Christmas Photo Competition winners

Date: 29-Jan-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Congratulations to the 12 Do's of Christmas Photo Competition winners! We received 21 fantastic entries of all the special things our recycling fans were doing to keep their Christmas green. Check them out...

Smarter Summer Soirées

Date: 25-Jan-13
Author: Zo Zhou
It makes sense that when we're celebrating the things we love about our country on Australia Day that we'd to want to take care of the place too. So whether you're having a traditional BBQ or visiting the beach you can show Australia you care. Find out more ...

Good Grades for Going Green

Date: 24-Jan-13
Author: Zo Zhou
The holidays are over, and it's already that time of the year - back to school. But it doesn't have to be an environmentally stressful event. We've put together some of our favourite ways to go green this school year - and they may even save you money. Give yourself good grades by going green! Read more...

Waste & Resource Recovery Facility Manual Workshops in NSW

Date: 21-Jan-13
Author: Ryan Collins
New workshops in Wetherill Park and Queanbeyan are being delivered by the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) to benefit waste management facility workers, waste and resource recovery educators and managers.

Take the RecyclingNearYou Survey

Date: 14-Jan-13
Author: Ryan Collins
We would love your input to help us make it even easier for Australians to recycle. Simply take our 2 minute user survey and have your say in how to improve the Recycling Near You website and hotline. Tell us what worked and what didn't...

Take the RecyclingNearYou Survey

Date: 11-Jan-13
Author: Ryan Collins
We would love your input to help us make it even easier for Australians to recycle. Simply take our 2 minute user survey and have your say in how to improve the Recycling Near You website and hotline. Tell us what worked and what didn't...

Take the RecyclingNearYou Survey

Date: 11-Jan-13
Author: Ryan Collins
We would love your input to help us make it even easier for Australians to recycle. Simply take our 2 minute user survey and have your say in how to improve the Recycling Near You website and hotline. Tell us what worked and what didn't...

Up to half of world's food goes to waste, report says

Date: 11-Jan-13
Author: Zo Zhou
Up to half of all the food produced worldwide ends up going to waste due to poor harvesting, storage and transport methods as well as irresponsible retailer and consumer behavior, a report said on Thursday.

Community Litter Grants to help Keep Australia Beautiful

Date: 09-Jan-13
Author: Zo Zhou
In February 2013 Keep Australia Beautiful NSW and the NSW government will offer Community Litter Grants to help identify and address litter issues in targeted hotspots. Find out more...

 

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