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1710, 2018

Tasmania’s Biggest Garage Sale Weekend

By |October 17th, 2018|

Tasmanian households are being encouraged to take part in big weekend of garage sales on […]

910, 2018

Dangerous goods in kerbside recycling bins

By |October 9th, 2018|

Dangerous goods in kerbside recycling bins pose a real risk to staff at Tasmania’s Materials […]

709, 2018

Beauty and the Bees – how this Tasmanian is turning waste avoidance into a business advantage

By |September 7th, 2018|

From humble beginnings selling handmade natural skincare products on a card table at Salamanca market […]

709, 2018

Community Based Recycling Initiatives – Cradle Coast Grants Program 2018/19

By |September 7th, 2018|

Funding of up to $3,000 per organisation is available to community and not-for-profit groups in […]

Coming Events

  • 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
  • Garage Sale Trail

    One big weekend of garage sales! Put second hand first on 19 & 20 October 2019. Register a garage sale or find a sale near you at the Garage Sale...

    October 19 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days – Northern Tasmania

    Are you spring cleaning ready for summer and have old chemicals in your garden shed or laundry cupboard? The Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group...

    October 26 @ 8:30 am - October 27 @ 4:00 pm
  • Kerbside Recycling Bin Assessments in the Cradle Coast

    Bin assessments identify and quantify by volume the types of recyclables and contamination found in kerbside recycling bins.  Assessments also provid...

    September 23 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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