• 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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  • We need to talk about wine corks

    06/10/2016

    This is a post about wine corks, but it is not a post about how to un-cork a bottle of champers! (If that’s what you’re looking for, head over here). We need to do better at recycling wine corks Instead, this a post about the cork itself. Wine corks are recyclable, and not enough of us […]

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  • 3D printing: new sustainable solutions

    06/10/2016

    With new technology comes new ways of thinking.  3-D printing is exploding onto the marketplace,  and we’re starting to see innovations that could change the way we live, and help us go a little easier on the planet. Some of those innovations are below. Ready to be inspired? 3D Printed Bricks that will Cool Your […]

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  • Make your own household cleaners!

    22/09/2016

    We’re big fans of sustainable living in all aspects of our lives. Here are some quick ways you can go green and keep your house clean… just by being a little bit handy. (It’ll save you money, too).  Carpet Stain Remover Mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray directly on […]

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  • Ways to make your local park litter free – and keep it that way!

    21/09/2016

    Parks are for everyone and it’s important that they remain that way. One of our most important natural spaces, parks are for the community to gather, enjoy each other’s company, relax, and experience the restorative, healthy benefits of looking at greenery. We’ve been running litter grants for volunteer groups since 2013, and through the program and […]

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