• Sustainability on Show at Taronga Zoo

    10/02/2014

    We must be the only group of tourists who gets as excited about bins as we do about big cats at the zoo. But on last week’s field trip to Taronga Zoo, we were equally impressed by the energy and waste conservation scheme as the main attractions, the animals themselves. Taronga Zoo is leading the […]

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  • 2013 Year in Review

    18/12/2013

    The last 12 months has been incredible journey for KABNSW and one that has seen many positive changes. Now in our 38th year, we continued our mission to be committed to excellence in environmental education, support and enhancement. Through our core programs we worked with local governments, schools, businesses and community groups to encourage a […]

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  • Peter Clark: 18 Years of Tidy Towns Assessing

    18/12/2013

    Since 1981, the Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities Awards Program has been rewarding and recognising the civic pride and environmental commitment of communities in regional NSW.  Volunteers play a large role in these awards, from the groups that care for the natural and built environment of their town, to those who tirelessly travel across the […]

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  • Tidy Towns Assessors get a glimpse of endangered Tasmanian Devils

    02/09/2013

    Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities assessors have caught a glimpse of one of Australia’s most endangered species when they visited Barrington Tops on Thursday, 8 August to assess Scone’s entry into this year’s awards. Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities is the flagship program of Keep Australia Beautiful NSW and 2013 marks its […]

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  • More than just a Tidy Town

    20/08/2013

    By Ryan Collins, Tidy Towns Assessor, Recycling Programs Coordinator, Planet Ark. Since 1981, rural communities have been proving their civic pride, community spirit and environmental commitment through participation in the awards-based program. Anyone who has travelled throughout NSW would have passed the proudly displayed  Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities awards. I recently travelled to Narrandera […]

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  • A visual reminder to smokers – Bin your Butts!

    20/08/2013

    By Janina Waldmann The City of Sydney recently created a visual reminder to smokers of the pollution that cigarette butts create. Hyde Park was recently home to a hollow Perspex sign, reading ‘Yuk’, which was filled with thousands of cigarette butts, a small fraction of the estimated 500,000 butts that end up in our gutters, […]

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