Waste

Environmental Arts Workshop Facilitator, Reverse Garbage

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

This role is for people who are passionate about educating people on issues of sustainability and the environment, done here via the Reverse Garbage eco-art workshop program. The workshop and visual arts program uses Reverse Garbage materials to encourage the creative and practical re-use of salvaged resources. The position consists of approx two to three days running workshops for schools, community groups and festivals both on and off site and an additional day undertaking preparation, planning and administrative tasks. Applicants will also be required to work one Saturday/month on a rotating roster in sorting, on sales or undertaking workshops at weekend events, as well as participate in other work of the co-operative.

Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast, Qld.
Salary: Permanent Part Time.
Applications close: Monday 23 July.
Click here for more info.

SodaStream-blog

How to taunt Coke

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

SodaStream South Africa explains why they refuse to cave in to demands from Coca-Cola after they received a letter of demand over cans and bottles used in their ‘Cage’ project.

KeepCup-interview

A quick cuppa with KeepCup

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Releasing the first barista-standard reusable cup, KeepCup, Abigail Forsyth used her practical knowledge from working in hospitality to complement her natural business savvy.

Versus-drinking-bottle

Disposable drink bottles: Plastic vs glass vs aluminium

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Buying a drink on the run has worked its way seamlessly into our hectic lifestyles, and despite best intentions is sometimes unavoidable. But does one of the packaging options come out trumps environmentally?

Eco art

5 minutes with... Sustainable artist, Michelle McCosker

Monday, 30 January 2012

A day out for Michelle’s family isn’t your average picnic – it might include rummaging through junkyards, visiting secondhand stores and going to the ‘burbs on council clean-up day to look for materials for her artworks.

garage-sale

Tips for a successful garage sale

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

The perfect way to farewell your unwanted goods, a garage sale will help you avoid landfill and make some cash on the side.

Recycle-revision

Recycle revision

Monday, 16 January 2012

Australians have proven to be great household recyclers since the council dropped the extra bin off at our homes, but often confusion can prevail on exactly what to recycle and what has to be trashed. Time to sort the trash.

recycling-centres

We love... Recycling centres

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Save some (non) trash from landfill and hit up some of these great recycling centres.

Waste

What a waste of food

Friday, 4 November 2011

Aussies routinely throw out vast quantities of food without a second thought. Here’s why food waste matters and how you can make a change for the better.

Trash My Ad 2011 Winner

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

The Trash My Ad 2011 Competition, run by Keep Australia Beautiful, encouraged people to create anti-litter TV and radio ads to target their peers. Here's the Secondary School TV Ad Category Winner.

The overall winner in this year's anti-litter creative competition is an animated crab called Kevin, created by Robbie Reid.

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