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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

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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


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Our last summer service play group took place this past Tuesday! We had such a great time for all five weeks. I’m so thankful.

We read the story… 176 more words

Make A Difference

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Last week we read Mimi’s Village and talked about clean water, vaccinations, and global health care. We supported Shot@Life, a movement to protect children worldwide, by providing life-saving vaccines where they are most needed. 220 more words


Holy Crap!

Here’s a luxury item:

Safe toilet paper endorsed by Planet Ark. It’s Australian made and owned (yeah yeah – but that’s not too far away), 100% recycled paper, biodegradable, and comes in a PAPER BAG! 110 more words

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