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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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    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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    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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    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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    Grants available to help banish litter from communities

    05/05/2016

      Keep NSW Beautiful (KNSWB) and the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) are pleased to announce a third round of funding to help communities fight litter in their neighbourhoods through the Community Litter Grants Program. Grants of up to $5,000 are made available for community groups who are keen to tackle litter in their area […]

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