• 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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  • Winners are grinners: photos from the 2016 Blue Star Sustainability Awards Dinner

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  • Looking for a sustainable alternative to leather? We’ve got you covered

    27/10/2016

    Whether you avoid animal products or are concerned about the environmental, sustainable risks of tannery, or if you’re just ethically conscious and would prefer to upcycle or repurpose items – this list is for you! There are sustainable and safe alternatives to leather out there and they’re well worth looking into! Compostible leather Suzanne Lee […]

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  • Drones might soon clean up after us – but we can’t stop recycling

    27/10/2016

    We’ve all seen the small autonomous Roombas that vacuum the floors of our house (and cats riding them). Now imagine one to filter the plastic waste out of our oceans. That’s what the Drone 1-001-1 is designed for. Created by France-based industrial design student Elie Ahovi, this machine uses sonar to navigate the vast expanse […]

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  • NSW Government Waste Less, Recycle More Initiative extended and expanded

    14/10/2016

    More opportunities for communities to improve their local public spaces will be available under the extended initiative, into which a further $337 million will be dedicated over four years from 2017 – 2021. Waste Less, Recycle More, led by the NSW EPA, provides funding for business recycling, organics collections, market development, managing problem wastes, new waste […]

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  • Have you heard the one about the plastic-eating bug?

    06/10/2016

    There are over five trillion pieces of plastic floating throughout our waterways worldwide. In an exciting development, researchers and bioengineers in both Australia and North America have identified certain types of bacteria and fungus that consume plastics. Could they be the key to eliminating litter in our oceans? The production of plastic doubles every decade, according […]

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