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Industrial action continues to impact waste, recycling collections

Is your suburb affected this week by industrial action disrupting rubbish and recycling wheelie bin collections? Read on to find out. Household waste and recycling kerbside collections in more Canberra suburbs will be...

Bin collections to be disrupted on Monday

Bin collections will be disrupted for some Canberra suburbs on Monday 2 November. Due to industrial action by drivers employed by collection contractor Suez, household waste and recycling kerbside bin collections will be...

Recycling trial to ease Canberra’s corflute pain

If social media were the barometer, corflutes would’ve been a strong contender for the biggest political issue of the election.

Lids4Kids calls for one-stop recycling centre

The founder of grassroots organisation Lids4Kids is calling for a permanent home for the facility in the ACT – a one-stop recycling drop-off centre for Canberrans. Lids4Kids currently operates out of founder Tim...

ACT Government tackling food waste

A new ACT Government initiative will encourage Canberrans to reduce their food waste and help decrease the 26,000 tonnes of organic scraps going into ACT landfill each year.

ACT ‘paving the way’ with recycled glass sand

A new collaboration between Icon Water, the ACT Government and sustainable infrastructure company Re-Group, will turn recycled glass products into sand for local infrastructure projects.

Take 5: Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, Plastic Free July

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz is the founder of Plastic Free July, a grassroots movement that started in 2011 and has since become a global phenomenon. She’s written a book, Plastic Free, alongside Joanna Atherfold...

Federal recycling overhaul to benefit ACT

The ACT Government is hopeful recent recycling funding commitments from the Federal Government will generate local jobs and build waste management infrastructure in the Territory.

Bulky waste bookings open in Gungahlin, Tuggeranong

Bookings for the ACT Government’s free bulky waste collection service opened on Wednesday (1 July), with the initiative set to roll out in Tuggeranong and Gungahlin from 15 July.

Stay-at-home cleanouts flood The Green Shed

Recycling masters and second-hand store, The Green Shed, is sporting all new pre-loved items for sale, after an influx of staying-at-home cleanouts has left them fully stocked.

Recycling on the red carpet

A major trend we’re seeing on the red carpets this year is recycling. Stars have been reaching into designers’ archives (and their own closets) in the name of sustainability, with some seriously...