Category Archives: Recycling

National Recycling Week – 13 to 19 November 2017

What Goes Around: Why Buying Recycled Matters There are lots of ways you can get involved in National Recycling Week at work, school and the home. Explore this year theme “What Goes Around: Why Buying Recycled Matter”. Planet Ark founded National Recycling Week in November 1996 to bring a national focus to the environmental benefits…

Regional bin audits reveal households send less rubbish to landfill

The introduction of the third green organics bin in four of the seven Councils throughout North East Victoria show that householders in the region are now diverting half the waste which was previously sent to landfill each year. North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group coordinated audit of kerbside bins throughout the region earlier this…

New public place recycling systems see great results

The 50 new waste and recycling bin dual enclosures installed throughout the North East in September 2016 are already providing the 2 million visitors and 117,000 residents improved options to recycle and dispose of waste in public places. The new systems which will divert approximately 25 additional tonnes of recyclables from landfill each year, were…

National Recycling Week 2016

Get involved in Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week 2016 and find out how good a recycler you are! National Recycling Week will be held from Monday 7 – Sunday 13 November 2016. In November 1996, Planet Ark founded National Recycling Week to bring a national focus to the environmental benefits of recycling. Now in its…