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More green time, less screen time

Planet Ark’s National Tree Day event is considered to be one of the largest, nature-care event in Australia. For over 20 years, the organisation has helped Australians plant more than 20 million trees. 502 more words


Post B: Data Research Method

The organic waste audit in Blog Post A was an effective way to categorise and identify organic waste stream on a day to day basis. By putting quantitative data onto a page, we can start to formulate solutions to our problems, allowing us to highlight problem areas that might otherwise be overlooked. 638 more words

One person's trash is another's treasure

Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week – 9 to 15 November

Great Lakes Council residents have another great reason to visit their nearest ReUse Centre (or Tip Shop) during National Recycling Week (9 – 15 November) – and that’s besides finding a bargain or donating unwanted, pre-loved treasures for others to buy. 233 more words

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Don't forget your shopping bags

Image from Ocean Crusaders

While on holiday in Canberra this week  we discovered the state of ACT has ban on lightweight single use plastic bags.  Unfortunately we had forgotten to take our reuseable bags to the supermarket with us, so had to buy a reuseable plastic bag. 514 more words


National Tree Day

Today is the 20th anniversary of National Tree Day, the country’s largest community nature-care and tree planting event. Each year over 250,000 people take part in… 351 more words