• 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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  • Chief Executive’s August Report

    19/08/2015

    Late last month, KNSWB ran our second annual Litter Congress: Less Litter, Live Better. Held in the York Conference and Events Centre in the heart of Sydney,  this year’s two day Congress was bigger and better than last year, and featured a diverse group of presenters and guests. The Hon. Mark Speakman MP, Minister for […]

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  • Litter Prevention and Reduction Case Studies

    24/06/2015

    Since the Community Litter Grants program commenced in 2014, many community groups have been recipients of grants which they’ve used to reduce litter and improve their communities. Five of these groups have been featured in a series of videos presenting case studies of various activities which can be undertaken for litter prevention. The stories show that the […]

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  • Case Study: Riverwood Community Centre uses Community Litter Grant for Clean Streets Program

    24/06/2015

    The Riverwood Community Clean Street Program is a grassroots initiative to clean up Riverwood. A local band of citizens band together for regular litter picks through the streets. Funds from the Community Litter grant were used to equip the volunteer litter squad with uniforms and equipment, which helped give them an ‘official’ presence in the neighbourhood […]

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