• 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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  • How to waste less food at big holiday dinners

    15/12/2016

    Food waste is a serious problem in this country, with Australians discarding around 20% of the food they purchase (around $8 billion worth of food per year). Around the holidays, these numbers can rise dramatically, and that’s not good for anyone. We’ve come up with a few ways to help you get the most you […]

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  • Solving the wrapping paper problem

    15/12/2016

    Wrapping paper. It’s everywhere this time of year, and it can be a menace. Some rolls can’t be recycled and this costly paper just ends up going right to landfill. That’s not really in the holiday spirit! Below we’ve pulled together a list of alternatives that won’t place any strain on our planet and its […]

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  • Holiday season hacks

    13/12/2016

    It’s a busy time at the end of the year! But that doesn’t mean we can’t think sustainably and smartly amidst all the holiday madness. Here at Keep NSW Beautiful, we’ve come up with a list of holiday season hacks – tips and tricks to get you through to the New Year with a green […]

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