Tag: Waste Management

Join the National Nature Conversation 2015

Places You Love

In 2015, the Places You Love Alliance will host the National Nature Conversation. All Australians are invited to register to be involved. The Places You Love Alliance is a coalition of 42 Australian environment groups that has been working to

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The Australia We Love – a Comprehensive Survey of Australia’s Natural Systems

The Australia We Love

The Places You Love alliance has completed a landmark survey of Australia’s environment. More than any time in our history, humans are impacting the health and function of nature, with significant implications for the well-being and prosperity of Australian society.

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Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) Compost Leadership Awards

Do you have an organic recycling story to tell or know of a great project? Nominate your local Council, your own business, or a person you believe has been outstanding in the industry for the 2014 AORA Leadership Awards. Nominations

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TerraCycle collects 1 million butts

The TerraCycle Cigarette Waste Brigade® has so far collected more than 1 million butts. Any group, workplace or individual over the age of 18 can sign up and collect cigarette waste at home or work, and send it to TerraCycle

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San Francisco legislates to phase out plastic bottled water on City property

San Francisco has passed groundbreaking legislation to phase out the sale and distribution of plastic bottled water on municipal property. The ordinance applies to events, permitted vendors, and lease holders on San Francisco property, as well as City departments themselves.

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OECD report: Environment at a Glance 2013

The OECD report Environment at a Glance 2013: OECD Indicators offers a comprehensive snapshot of key environmental trends in OECD member countries since the early 1990s. Issues addressed include climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, water resources, and waste. The report reveals

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National Litter Index 2012/13

The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) is Australia’s only national, annual, quantitative measure of what litter occurs where and in what volume. Litter counts are done twice annually across 983 sites nationally to create an annual report on

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