• Armidale Picks up Two National Tidy Town Awards


    After taking out the NSW overall Tidy Town Award for 2012, Armidale picked up two awards at the national Australian Tidy Towns Award, the ‘Community Action and Partnerships’ and ‘Resources Recovery and Waste Management’ awards. Armidale’s community partnerships were a large part of what caught the eye of the NSW Tidy Towns assessors back in […]

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  • Sustainability at Penrith City Council


    In 2012, Penrith City Council we’re awarded the 2012 Sustainable Cities Overall Council Winner for NSW. The Council’s ‘Sustainable Penrith – Working Towards a Sustainable City’ plan saw the council recycle over 22,000kL of water, reduce landfill by 5,500 tonnes and compost 32,000 tonnes of food and garden organic waste. In anticipation of our 2013 […]

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  • New National Recycling Program Launched at Marrickville Metro


    AMP Capital Shopping Centres launches national recycling program at Marrickville Metro On Tuesday, June 4, AMP Capital Shopping Centres launch their new national recycling program at Marrickville Metro. In new program will see new recycling bins and facilities installed which will more than divert 13 tonnes, the equivalent of 3,000 shopping trolleys per year, of bottles cans […]

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  • School Yard Harvest – Growing Children, Growing Food


    There’s nothing quite like eating food you’ve planted, grown and prepared yourself. Not only is it good for the environment, it’s a healthy option and great fun. Teachers around the country who teach at schools with gardens have found their students benefit from the experience in a number of ways. Not only do they learn […]

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