2021 Waste NoT Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to all winners in the eighth annual Waste NoT Awards (NoT = Northern Tasmania)! Primary School CategoryLongford Primary School – found unique and innovative ways to make their school more sustainable. They have purchased waste separation bins and are now separating soft plastics, paper, general recycling and compost. The compost is used in the […]

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Northern TAS Circular Economy Grants Awarded

Reducing plastic, eliminating food waste and repurposing hearing aids to those in need are some of the innovations to come from a circular economy grants round. Almost $200,000 has been awarded to seven Northern Tasmanian businesses to support their move from a “take it, make it, break it, bin it” lifecycle to one that reuses, […]

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Northern Tasmania Waste Minimisation Grant Recipients Announced

The Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group’s annual resource recovery and waste minimisation grants program has allocated $70,000 towards funding eligible organisations in Northern Tasmania who are demonstrating innovation towards decreasing the amount of waste sent to landfill. The program responds to the increasing financial pressures associated with meeting landfill management, environmental and rehabilitation standards, as […]

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Congratulations Waste NoT Awards 2020 Winners!

Waste NoT Awards 2020 Winners The winners of the seventh annual Waste NoT awards have been announced, with nine projects selected across several categories for their innovative waste management initiatives in Northern Tasmania. The Awards were hosted by the Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group.Congratulations everyone! Early Learners Category: Break O’Day Child and Family Centre The […]

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Circular Economy Northern Tasmania ….. it makes sense

Circular Economy Northern Tasmania…. it makes sense Northern Tasmanian businesses that want to explore circular economy initiatives have been encouraged to apply to a new grants program. The circular economy is about moving away from a “take it, make it, break it and bin it” lifecycle to one that reuses, repairs, repurposes and recycles and […]

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Congratulations 2019 Waste NoT Award Winners!

The winners of the sixth annual Waste NoT Awards have been announced, with nine projects selected across several categories for their innovative waste management initiatives in Northern Tasmania. Early Learners Category WINNER: Harper Ling – Harper was nominated by her parents in the Early Learners category for her project “Clean up Local”. Harper is 6 […]

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Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group Grant Recipients for 2018/19

Congratulations to the eleven recipients of the Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group’s resource recovery and waste minimisation grants for 2018/19. This year the annual program has allocated $70,000 to eligible organisations to help fund infrastructure purchases or educational materials to improve waste management practices in Northern Tasmania. 2018/19 grant recipients: Launceston City Mission – have […]

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Congratulations 2018 Waste NoT Award winners

The winners of the fifth annual Waste NoT Awards were announced at the end of August, with eleven projects selected across several categories for their innovative waste management initiatives in northern Tasmania. Congratulations to: George Town Neighbourhood House, Interweave Arts and Self Help Workshop Inc – winners in the Not for Profit category. Plastic Free […]

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Finding ways to avoid, reduce and reuse waste

The three regional Waste Management Groups have created an awareness raising program to encourage Tasmanians to avoid , reduce and reuse waste. Tasmanians are pretty good at recycling and although this is a great way to keep waste out of landfill and our environment, there are many other things we can all do to be good sorts and decrease our […]

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