Southern Beaches Cleanup Group

Say ‘hi’ to the Southern Beaches Clean Up Group at Dodges Ferry. Their dedication to litter removal makes them truly good sorts!

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Bridgewater Gagebrook Clean Up Group

Mark and Ange’s energy, passion and action towards waste avoidance in Tasmania puts them firmly in the ‘good sort’ category. Four years ago they voluntarily started cleaning up litter in Bridgewater and Gagebrook after walking over the Jordan River Bridge and noticing the extraordinary amount of debris polluting the waterway. More than 250 shopping trolleys, […]

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Keeping Tassie beautiful one reusable car litter tidy bag at a time

A couple of memorable experiences prompted Susan from Huon Pride Together and her three children to take action on roadside litter.
First, as long-time participants in the Huon’s home schooler’s volunteer clean up programs, they were noticing the recurring volume of roadside litter despite their efforts. Then, while jumping out of the car after a family drive, the contents of the plastic tidy-bag on the inside car door caught the wind and scattered along the street. It was while chasing down fly-away lolly wrappers Susan had the inevitable thought… “There has to be a better way!”

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Step Up to Clean Up Tasmania

Tasmania’s three regional Waste Management Groups are encouraging everyone to Step Up to Clean Up Tasmania during Australia’s biggest community based environmental event, Clean Up Australia Day, as the state’s environment continues to feel the effects of increased household waste and changed habits created by COVID-19.Since the pandemic began, there’s been growing numbers of single-use […]

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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 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), this event mobilises an estimated 35 million volunteers from 130 countries annually. Their vision is to inspire a billion people across all continents to tread […]

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week

Keep Australia Beautiful Week is held in late August each year to raise awareness about the simple things we can all do in our daily lives to reduce our impact on the environment and encourage action. Join us! Together, we all have the power to #KeepAustraliaBeautiful

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Tasmania’s Container Refund Scheme (CRS)

The Tasmanian Government is introducing a Container Refund Scheme (CRS) as part of its Waste Action Plan. Tasmania’s CRS is getting closer with the legislation now through both houses of parliament and work underway to appoint a Scheme Coordinator and Network Operators. The aim is to start the CRS sometime in early 2023. Like in […]

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688 Ute Loads of Litter and Counting

Tasmania’s three regional Waste Management Groups are encouraging everyone to celebrate 30 years of community action against litter by joining a clean-up team on Clean Up Australia Day this Sunday 3 March. Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group member, Michael Attard, said that volunteers in last year’s Clean Up Australia Day helped remove the equivalent of […]

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