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Latest Stories


Get on board for National Tree Day!

Date: 06-Feb-12
Author: Lucy Band
Planet Ark is calling on all Australians to get involved in National Tree Day and help inspire their local communities to value and care for the environment.

There's never been a better time to plant trees!

Date: 06-Feb-12
Author: Lucy Band
Lions Clubs have supported National Tree Day since the event began in 1995. In 2012 this partnership takes on a new significance.

No landfill levies for ACT charities

Date: 27-Jan-12
Author: Zhi Yan
ACT charity groups that assist resource recovery are eligible to have their landfill fees waived.

Cross-laminated timber gains acceptance in the UK

Date: 17-Jan-12
Author: Gordon Miller, Guardian Professional Network
Cross-laminated timber is fast becoming recognized as an environmentally friendly material, which can help reduce carbon emissions and store carbon. The UK's Guardian explains more....

WoodSolutions UK Field Tour

Date: 16-Jan-12
Author: Chris Philpot
Here is your opportunity to join an exclusive group of architects, engineers and property developers on a 5 day tour of some of UK's most innovative and interesting timber projects. (Strictly limited to 25 places.) This not to be missed experience will enable you to visit places and meet people you would not usually be able to access!

Snap a recycling bin and win an iPad 2!

Date: 12-Jan-12
Author: Zhi Yan
You could win an iPad 2 and VIP tickets to the 2012 Beachley Classic, just by sending in a photo of a recycling bin. It's that easy!

Snap a recycling bin and win an iPad 2!

Date: 12-Jan-12
Author: Zhi Yan
You could win an iPad 2 and VIP tickets to the 2012 Beachley Classic, just by sending in a photo of a recycling bin. It's that easy!

Greening Australia Regional Biodiversity Workshops

Date: 11-Jan-12
Author: Lucy Band
Throughout January, Greening Australia will be running a number of workshops focussing on guiding and establishing biodiverse plantings throughout the landscape. Find out more...

Easy to recycle this Christmas Tree!

Date: 06-Jan-12
Author: Zhi Yan
This 8 metre tall Christmas tree was built with 3,500 Tetra Pak carton packages.

Wherever the party this summer, score points for the environment

Date: 05-Jan-12
Author: Zhi Yan
Wherever the party this summer, celebrate the environmentally friendly way by recycling all of your aluminium cans. Australians are good at recycling aluminium cans at home, but Planet Ark and campaign ambassador, eight-time world surfing champion Layne Beachley, want to see more aluminium cans recycled at parks, beaches, workplaces, schools and other public spaces.

Wherever the party this summer, score points for the environment

Date: 04-Jan-12
Author: Sara McGregor
Wherever the party this summer, celebrate the environmentally friendly way by recycling all of your aluminium cans. Australians are good at recycling aluminium cans at home, but Planet Ark and campaign ambassador, eight-time world surfing champion Layne Beachley, want to see more aluminium cans recycled at parks, beaches, workplaces, schools and other public spaces.

Wherever the Party this Summer, Score Points for the Environment

Date: 04-Jan-12
Author: Sara McGregor
Wherever the party this summer, celebrate the environmentally friendly way by recycling all of your aluminium cans. Australians are good at recycling aluminium cans at home, but Planet Ark and campaign ambassador, eight-time world surfing champion Layne Beachley, want to see more aluminium cans recycled at parks, beaches, workplaces, schools and other public spaces.

 

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