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Pass the Can and help us educate kids

Date: 25-Sep-12
Author: Janet Sparrow
Do you remember playing pass the parcel? Well get ready to play the 21st Century version - Pass the Can! This new Facebook app is set to raise funds for Planet Ark to develop recycling education lessons for Aussie school kids. Join the fun, crush a can then pass it on. Every pass generates a $1 donation.

Pass the Can and help us educate kids

Date: 25-Sep-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Do you remember playing pass the parcel? Well get ready to play the 21st Century version - Pass the Can! This new Facebook app is set to raise funds for Planet Ark to develop recycling education lessons for Aussie school kids. Join the fun, crush a can then pass it on. Every pass generates a $1 donation.

Pass the Can and help us educate kids

Date: 25-Sep-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Do you remember playing pass the parcel? Well get ready to play the 21st Century version - Pass the Can! This new Facebook app is set to raise funds for Planet Ark to develop recycling education lessons for Aussie school kids. Join the fun, crush a can then pass it on. Every pass generates a $1 donation.

Business Recycling Stars

Date: 24-Sep-12
Author: Zo Zhou
Is your workplace a business recycling star? Let your customers know by sharing our BusinessRecycling Star graphic on your Facebook page. If your workplace isn't recycling yet, check out our case studies of businesses doing amazing things and download the Choosing the Right Recycler Checklist.

20 million chemical drum rounded up by drumMuster

Date: 21-Sep-12
Author: Zo Zhou
When Coolamon farmer Malcolm McKenzie delivered drumMUSTER's 20 millionth drum he had no idea what it meant for the thousands of people involved with the program in the past 13 years.

Businesses recycling the right way

Date: 17-Sep-12
Author: Jess McCallum
Businesses concerned about doing the right thing with their waste, both legally and environmentally, have been thrown a lifeline by Planet Ark, which has developed a checklist for choosing the right recycler to help ensure their business waste is recycled correctly.

Call In Old Mobiles

Date: 14-Sep-12
Author: Ryan Collins
MobileMuster is partnering with Planet Ark's BusinessRecycling service to help collect and recycle the many old phones stored in workplaces around the country.

Congratulations to the Speak for the Trees Competition winners!

Date: 13-Sep-12
Author: Zo Zhou
We were blown away by the TREE-mendous efforts of the 120 schools and preschools that said they "Speak for the Trees" for National Tree Day's official competition! Take a peek at the winners and other entries...

Schools recycle right for National Recycling Week

Date: 12-Sep-12
Author: Jess McCallum
It's back! The popular Tetra Pak Schools Recycle Right Challenge has returned as part of National Recycling Week 2012 (12-18 November), and includes lots of fun events and activities that help kids understand the environmental winnings of re-using and recycling.

Business recycling the right way

Date: 05-Sep-12
Author: Ryan Collins
Businesses concerned about doing the right thing with their waste, both legally and environmentally, have been thrown a lifeline by Planet Ark, which has developed a checklist for choosing the right recycler to help ensure their business waste is recycled correctly.

Help Us Help Australian Forests On FSC Friday

Date: 03-Sep-12
Author: Chris Philpot
Help us help FSC put standards in place that protect Australian forests and you could win an FSC certified 7 Piece Bar Mimosa Outdoor Setting (worth $599). Planet Ark is supporting FSC Friday and you can help too. Find out more....

FSC Australia Awards Dinner

Date: 03-Sep-12
Author: Chris Philpot
The FSC Australia Awards Dinner will be held in the last week of November in Melbourne, with the date and venue to be confirmed. With this event comes an opportunity for industry service providers to showcase their products or services to a willing audience by donating a sample for FSC's silent auction or on-the-night prizes.

 

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