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Tag: Environment

Hunter recycling firm urges responsible disposal

A recycling firm is asking people to be more vigilant after a third fire in as many months. Hunter Resource Recovery, the company responsible for recycling services for the Maitland, Cessnock, Singleton, and...

Sea Shepherd’s hope to clean Newcastle’s beaches

Every beach in Newcastle has its own plastic footprint. Whether it’s full of coffee cups, water bottles, straws or industrial items like hard hats, each location has a product that frequently appears. Sea Shepherd...

New Year’s resolutions seem a little shallow after 2020

Regular columnist Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, discusses what we learnt in 2020 and suggests some simple changes you can make this year.

Don’t let Christmas celebrations go to waste

The annual spike in Christmas waste has prompted Lake Macquarie City Council to urge residents to recycle wherever possible this festive season. While bins often fill quickly with wrapping paper and other present-related...

Gill wins top Landcare prize for 2020

Robyn Gill has been awarded top honours at this year's Lake Macquarie Landcare Awards. A founding member of the Coal Point Progress Association Landcare group since its inception in 1995, Robyn has worked...

Maitland combatting car litter with free reusable bags

Maitland City Council (MCC) has put out the challenge to its counterparts to safeguard our ecosystem. To encourage the appropriate disposal of litter while out and about this summer, MCC is giving away...

Students making a difference from the ground up

St Mary’s Catholic College at Gateshead is one of the most environmentally friendly schools in the region. Staff and students were recognised this week as the school took out one of the top...

Council’s shade goal on track at Foreshore Park

Newcastle's Foreshore Park is being transformed into a greener public space as part of a "generational opportunity" to reimagine one of the city's premier parks. City of Newcastle began a four-year tree replacement...