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Latest news: National Recycling Week

Aussies paving Canberra to Sydney with recycled shoes

How often do you see a fresh idea to help save the planet run out of momentum and splutter to a halt? All the more reason to get excited when Australia does...

Transforming plastic waste for National Recycling Week

To begin National Recycling Week, designer Candice Addicoat displayed some of her recycled plastic artworks at the ACT Legislative Assembly.

Container your excitement: ACT deposit scheme to expand

The ACT Government plans to include wine bottles, spirit bottles, and cordial bottles in Canberra’s container deposit scheme.

Pre-loved textiles can again be recycled at Sheridan

The Sheridan Recycling Program has been reinstated at Sheridan stores in the ACT after an unplanned hiatus caused by pandemic restrictions.

Live more sustainably this National Recycling Week

Find out how to reduce waste and care for the planet for National Recycling Week - and what the ACT is doing to care for the planet.

GIVIT helps divert pre-loved items from landfill to those in need

It’s National Recycling Week, 8-14 November, and not-for-profit donation platform GIVIT is setting a challenge for Canberrans to see how many tonnes of household items can be kept out of landfill and into the hands of those who need them most.

Did you know recycling is worth $15.5 billion?

New research shows most Australians recycle to reduce landfill or because they believe it’s the right thing to do, yet very few realise recycling contributes $15.5 billion to the Australian economy.

Lake lovers invited to lend a hand

Clean-up Lake Burley Griffin Day will take place on Sunday 15 November, during National Recycling Week. Organisers say it's a chance for the community to help protect one of Canberra’s precious natural resources.