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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 December Report

    24/12/2015

    Another year is coming to an end and as always, it seems to have gone by so quickly. We are finishing up in the Keep NSW Beautiful office this week before heading on a short break, and the mood is festive, full of Kris Kringle exchanges and chatty lunches and a renewed energy towards getting […]

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    Five ways to be sustainable during the holiday season

    24/12/2015

    The holiday season is well and truly upon us, so we here at KNSWB have identified five important areas we could all make more sustainable at this time of year. So while you’re preparing your dinners, drinks, parties and presents, why not see how you give a little gift to the environment as well? The […]

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    While you’re on the road this holidays, report litterers via the EPA’s app

    24/12/2015

    Throwing litter onto the road from a car is a distressingly common problem, and it’s an all-too familiar sight across NSW, as holiday travelers settle in for long trips across the state. This year, the EPA has empowered all sustainably-minded citizens to do something about the problem as soon as it comes up (though don’t […]

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    Chief Executive’s November Report

    22/11/2015

    I am still basking in the experience of our Blue Star Sustainability (Regional) Awards weekend in Gloucester earlier this month. The town, and especially its tireless Tidy Towns Committee, were wonderful and hospitable – the KNSWB team and our delegates felt right at home.  I was struck by how beautiful Gloucester really is – and […]

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