• Chief Executive’s September Report

    23/09/2015

    Last week, KNSWB celebrated our Blue Star Sustainability Awards event, handing out awards to the winners and the highly commended recipients in our Metro competition. The night was hosted by comic and writer Wendy Harmer in beautiful Manly, at the International College of Management, Sydney. The dinner was a great success, a night full of […]

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  • Sustainable packaging is the new ‘in’ thing

    27/07/2015

    Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, water and energy usage are all environmental issues provoking international debate about the sustainability of the lifestyles of our modern world. Environmental sustainability, wherever possible, has become a mainstream concern for individuals, businesses and governments in order to preserve our planet’s future. Based on this study, Australia is neither […]

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  • Chief Executive’s June Report

    25/06/2015

    We have hit the halfway mark for 2015. For KNSWB this signifies the beginning of a new membership year. This coming year, we’re replacing our old Membership model with a new system of Members and Friends, which opens up the opportunity of joining our network to businesses, community groups, individuals, schools and other organisations. I’d […]

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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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  • Happy 21st to the EnviroMentors!

    24/06/2015

    Celebrations are in order this year for the EnviroMentors as they hit their 21st year as NSW leading incursion-based environmental education service! We established the EnviroMentors program in 1994 (then known as Waste Watchers) to bring environmental education to our younger generations. By educating and developing skills early in life, the program works with local councils […]

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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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