Category Archives: Recycling

Victoria bans single use plastics

Victoria will ban specific single use plastics, such as straws, cutlery, plates and cotton buds by 2023 in an effort to reduce plastic pollution. Single use plastics make up a third of our litter, are used only briefly, and cause long-term harm to our wildlife and the environment. State government departments and agencies have committed…

Clean Up Australia Day Sunday 7 March 2021

Step up and create a Clean Up event for the next Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 7 March 2021 – or any day of the year! Get your friends, family and local community group together to make an impact that improves your environment. For more information visit:  

National Recycling Week – 9 to 15 Nov 2020

Recovery – A future beyond the bin Now in its 25thyear, Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week (Monday 9 to Sunday 15 November 2020) provides an important opportunity for councils, workplaces, schools and individuals to improve their recycling knowledge, build better recycling habits and build trust in recycling. To get involved or for further information plese…

Take your e-waste to a better place

Are you among the one in five Australians with a stash of unwanted electrical items at home or in the office? Ever wonder what you should do with these e-waste items? Take a look »