• Congratulations to Blacktown City Council for winning the Blue Star Metropolitan Overall Sustainability Award for 2018

    16/11/2017

    The annual Keep NSW Beautiful (KNSWB) Blue Star Sustainability (Metropolitan) Awards were announced on Tuesday 14 November. The event, hosted by Keep NSW Beautiful and the 2017 winner, Randwick City Council, was held at the Prince Henry Centre following a programme of presentations by prominent industry representatives and Councils. The Blue Stars program recognises the […]

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  • Orange the winner of the Blue Stars Regional Overall Sustainability Award for 2018

    30/10/2017

    The annual Keep NSW Beautiful (KNSWB) Blue Star Sustainability (Regional) Awards were announced on Saturday 21 October during a dinner in beautiful Maitland, NSW. The dinner, hosted by Keep NSW Beautiful and the 2017 winner, Maitland City Council, was held at the Maitland Town Hall – following a day full of tours and case study […]

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  • Attention litter fighters: Two new Community Litter Grants Forums announced!

    30/08/2017

      KNSWB announced two new Community Litter Grants Information forums! Those in Broken Hill and Newcastle, get your wriggle on and register for your chance to get $5000 to keep your community litter free. Click here for more information and to register. We need you to fight the war on litter!

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  • NSW Container Deposit Scheme delays launch until December 2017

    20/02/2017

    The NSW Container Deposit Scheme draft legislation was announced in September 2016. The Baird government developed the scheme, also referred to as “cash for containers,” in association with the NSW EPA and slated it for launch on  1 July 2017. On Friday 17 February, news emerged that the scheme will now be delayed until 1 December 2017, […]

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  • This weekend: pick up litter and use it to buy stuff (seriously!) in Bondi

    11/01/2017

    At Keep NSW Beautiful, we believe strongly in helping communities to tackle the littering issue in their own areas in their own way, and with our Community Litter Grants Program (run in association with the NSW EPA and funded by the Waste Levy), we get to see the most inspiring, imaginative, and effective anti-littering projects […]

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  • Gift Guide: 10 presents for Earth-Lovers

    15/12/2016

    Got a green thumb in the family? Maybe it’s a friend, or maybe it’s even you! We’ve got you covered: here are 10 great ideas for earth-lovers that are sustainable, thoughtful, and inspiring. Why not brighten someone’s holiday by taking care of them, and the planet, at the same time? 1. Teach children about the […]

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