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Tag: Recycling

Fashionable landfill… not a good look and it’s time we started caring

The creator of Newcastle-based recycled fashion brand Chinchen Street has been finding creative ways to repurpose clothing.

Over to you: NSW Plastics, Next Steps what do you think?

When it comes to taking action on plastic, we're lagging way behind. Got any ideas on how to fix that? go to NSW Plastics: Next Steps.

Lake Mac residents proving leaders in food waste

Lake Mac residents are proving leaders in FOGO disposal, diverting the equivalent of 700 Airbus A380s from landfill in five years.

Maitland’s smart recycling saving city’s landfill woes

Maitland's RecycleSmart app has been given the green light after saving the city from tonnes of landfill during its 12-month trial.

Battery fires prompt urgent ‘Take Charge’ warning

A garbage truck fire in Blacksmiths and an exploding laptop last month prompts council to issue urgent 'Take Charge' of battery waste reminder.

Kerbside collections trashed to save $5 million

Lake Macquarie City Council is set to scrap its scheduled suburb-wide bulky waste service within 12 months.

Mattress landfill crisis to hit back pocket

A new mattress fee will be introduced to help wake up the bedding industry, after it was added to the government's priority list.

Congrats, your green bin is one of the best in the country

Know what goes in a green recycling bin? Ask a resident in one of these Lake Mac suburbs, they're some of the best in the country.
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