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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...

Recycling plastic waste is in the bag

Sue Bardsley is a self-confessed “bag lady”. The grandmother-of-19 spent last Sunday sewing Boomerang Bags for the Cardiff Area Sustainable Neighbourhood Group, together with half-a-dozen other volunteers. The talented seamstress, who has more than...

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...

Plastic Police steps up its planet rescue plan

Newcastle-based environmental gurus Plastic Police will enter its second stage of saving the planet, thanks to a $134,500 funding boost from the EPA. The support secured earlier this month means schools and businesses...