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7 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year for National Recycling Week

Posted by Julie Huang on Monday, October 2, 2017 9:34 AM

Every year, it is estimated that the average Australian family produces enough rubbish to fill a three-bedroom house, producing about 2.25 kg of waste each per day(1). So, it’s more important than ever to promote a successful National Recycling Week that will hopefully encourage your residents to divert more waste for the rest of the year. 

With this year’s National Recycling Week coming up on Monday, November 13th through Sunday, November 19th  2017, here are 7 impactful ways to help you make this year the best one yet:

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Topics: Recycling Events, For Municipalities in Australia & New Zealand

Recycle Coach in Action: Australia’s ACT 2016 Garbage Strike

Posted by Tanya Gough on Monday, January 30, 2017 8:00 AM

Municipal waste and recycling management is not strictly a public-facing job, but when something goes wrong on the logistical side, your residents can’t help but notice. Mismanaged collection schedules create aggravation and flood your offices with complaints.  Botched communications during a major crisis such as a garbage strike can leave permanent scars on your administration’s reputation.

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Topics: For Municipalities in Australia & New Zealand

Recycling Around the World: Spotlight on Planet Ark

Posted by Tanya Gough on Monday, December 12, 2016 7:10 AM

We tend to think locally when it comes to recycling because that is where the action is.  But where do you look for inspiration and ideas when your programs start to stagnate? There are hundreds of successful recycling organizations already leading the way throughout the country and around the world.  

And one of the best is Australia’s Planet Ark.

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Topics: For Municipalities in Australia & New Zealand

The Ups and Downs of Recycling in Australia and New Zealand

Posted by Tanya Gough on Monday, November 14, 2016 10:00 AM

Much has been said about recycling statistics and practices in North America and Europe, but what’s going on Down Under?

Australia and New Zealand each face unique challenges when it comes to recycling, and as it turns out, they could not be more different when it comes to implementation.

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Topics: Recycling Outreach, For Municipalities in Australia & New Zealand

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