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Latest Stories

Recycled content paper guides released

Date: 29-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
DECC has recently published two guides to recycled content paper - Know your paper (for office/copy paper) and Know your printing paper.

Walk Safely to School Day

Date: 28-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Cars produce nearly a fifth of household greenhouse gas emissions, so one of the best things you can do for the planet is to drive less. So join thousands of other Australians on Friday 15th May, leave the car at home, and Walk Safely to School...

Check out the Nova Casanovas and recycle your cartridges!

Date: 22-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Catch the Nova Casanovas on Wednesday 22nd April at lunchtime at Dick Smith North Parramatta or tune into Nova 96.9 FM.

Calling Green Team Members

Date: 21-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Are you or your friend, colleague or partner part of a formal or informal Green Team or Sustainability Team at work?

Zero Waste To Landfill accreditation for Close the Loop

Date: 17-Apr-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
For the 6th year running, Close the Loop, Resource Recovery Partner for 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark', has been certified as 'Zero Waste to Landfill'.

Call For Environmental Trust Applications

Date: 25-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Grants for a range of projects are available through the Environmental Trust.

Recycle Right DVD Available

Date: 24-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
An educational DVD on how to Recycle Right is available for teachers and other commuity groups. The DVD includes the YouTube clips on the RecyclingWeek media pages - topics such as Plastic Containers, Contamination, Organics and E-Waste.

Planet Ark prepares to re-launch 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'

Date: 20-Mar-09
Author: Michelle Cook
Planet Ark is using Earth Day to re-launch the hugely successful 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program.

Victorian Bushfire Recovery: Chemical clear-out assistance

Date: 19-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Free assistance to all chemical users affected by the recent Victorian bushfires has been offered by Agsafe.

NRWO8 Evaluation Released

Date: 19-Mar-09
Author: Amy Nancarrow
The Evaluation for National Recycling Week 2008 has now been released, with information on the outcomes of the campaign.

Alternative National Tree Day Dates Announced

Date: 26-Feb-09
Author: Caroline Jones
Planet Ark insures a range of dates for tree planting and other activities throughout the year.

Tropical Tree Day Gets Underway

Date: 03-Dec-08
Author: Michelle Cook
On Sunday 7 December 2008, volunteers from Australia's top end will get growing for Planet Ark's Tropical Tree Day.


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