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recycling in order to decrease the amount of waste that ends up as landfill.


2802, 2019

688 Ute Loads of Litter and Counting

By |February 28th, 2019|

Tasmania’s three regional Waste Management Groups are encouraging everyone to celebrate 30 years of community […]

402, 2019

Soft Plastics Recycling

By |February 4th, 2019|

The redcycle soft plastics recycling service is now available in Coles and Woolworths supermarkets across […]

1812, 2018

Tips to Reduce Waste this Christmas

By |December 18th, 2018|

The Christmas and holiday season creates a spike in both garbage and recycling in Tasmania, […]

1511, 2018

National Recycling Week an Opportunity to Close the Loop

By |November 15th, 2018|

Tasmanians are getting better at recycling with more than 242,000 tonnes of materials collected for […]

Coming Events

  • Keep Australia Beautiful Week

    Keep Australia Beautiful Week encourages Aussies to take the pledge, to pick up 1 piece of rubbish per day for the week. Let’s work together to...

    August 19 - August 25
  • Waste NoT Awards 2019 winners announced

    Entries in the 2019 Northern Tasmanian Waste NoT Awards have closed and the judges are now assessing all entries. Winners will be announced on 18 Sept...

    September 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Clean Up The World Weekend

    Clean Up the World was established in 1993 and is one of the largest community-based environmental programs in the world. Held in conjunction with th...

    September 21 - September 22
  • National Op Shop Week

    National Op Shop Week raises awareness of the importance of supporting your local op shop to help your local community and the environment by reducing...

    September 29 - October 5
  • National Recycling Week

    Planet Ark founded National Recycling Week to bring a national focus to the environmental benefits of recycling. Now in its 24th year, this well-estab...

    November 11 - November 17

Past Events

  • Plastic Free July

    This July, let’s try to rethink waste and say ‘no thanks’ to single use plastic. Take the challenge at or make the chang...

    July 1 - July 31
  • World Oceans Day

    The oceans cover about two-thirds of the surface of the Earth and are the very foundations of life. They generate most of the oxygen we breathe, absor...

    June 8
  • World Environment Day

    This is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. World Enviro...

    June 5
  • International Compost Awareness Week

    A week of activities and events to improve awareness of the importance of  compost. Discover the benefits of using compost to improve or maintain hi...

    May 5 @ 8:00 am - May 11 @ 5:00 pm
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