• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Winners announced for the 2016 Blue Star Sustainability (Metro) Awards

    01/09/2016

    KEEP NSW BEAUTIFUL ANNOUNCES THE BEST SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES IN METROPOLITAN NSW AT THE BLUE STAR SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS The second annual Keep NSW Beautiful (KNSWB) Blue Star Sustainability (Metro) Awards were announced on Wednesday 31 August 2016 over dinner at the Concord Function Centre. The dinner was hosted by celebrated Sydney-based writer and performer Maeve Marsden. The Blue […]

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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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