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Feed the yellow-lid bin right: Recycling explained

Today, 18 March, is Global Recycling Day – an opportune time to check your knowledge.

Decommissioned bus shelter finds new home

A bus shelter dropped off to Canberra Concrete Recyclers for demolition by an ACT Government contractor has been spared, now residing on site.

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...

Belconnen residents to trial food recycling scheme

Residents of Belconnen Town Centre will be the first to trial the food recycling scheme under a re-elected Labor Government, City Services spokesperson Chris Steel announced yesterday (7 September). Around 5,000 households in...

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.
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