• NSW Cabinet votes in 10c Container Deposit Scheme

    09/05/2016

    Updated 21/09/2016 The Baird government has supported a recycling scheme for drink containers that will go into effect in July 2017. The plan was developed with the NSW Environment Protection Authority and the NSW government in the last week of August released their draft legislation for the scheme. Keep NSW Beautiful Director Tony Wright served on […]

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  • Donate to Keep NSW Beautiful

    21/09/2015

    Keep NSW Beautiful is the friendliest, most effective environmental group in NSW that’s been making communities beautiful since 1975. We work to bring community groups, schools, businesses, and government together in their common goals to reduce litter and improve environmental sustainability across the state. We run a series of programs designed to celebrate, recognise, educate, […]

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  • Why is it so important for me to recycle?

    16/09/2015

    “Oh it’s okay, someone else will do it…” In the fight for our environmental future, collectivism is vital. Your personal recycling contribution may seem small, but in reality, when coupled with millions of other peoples, it’s a huge step in the right direction. Did you know: Americans throw away 25,000,000 plastic bottles every hour The […]

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  • What can you actually recycle?

    19/08/2015

    Every household can do its bit for the environment – all you have to do is follow some, or even all, of these simple recycling tips courtesy of Do The Right Thing! Ensure that you recycle as much as possible – your paper, cardboard, plastics, cans, milk and juice cartons, glass containers – everything! Take […]

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  • How to: start your business buying recycled content

    17/06/2015

      Businesses committed to the Australian Packaging Covenant are expected to achieve a variety of environmental goals which focus on buying products made from recycled packaging. The APC has put together a simple chart to show you how your businesses can easily buy and implement recycled content into your workplace:           […]

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  • Dirty Nappies Cause a Stink

    22/05/2015

    New South Wales mums and dads are driving a smelly litter trend with disposable nappies accounting for nearly half of miscellaneous rubbish. Car parks and highways were the most common dumping grounds for dirty nappies, according to the National Litter Index interim report. It found used nappies comprised more than 10 of 21.6 litres/1000m2 of […]

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