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Primary School Students Turn Plastics Into Playgrounds

June 11, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

World Environment Day last week, saw Oakleigh South Primary School students turn soft plastics into playgrounds. Working with the RED Group’s ‘RED Project’ – an innovative program where primary schools play a key role in collecting and recycling soft plastic waste  – soft plastics, such as carry bags, packaging and wrappers, were

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The connections between ocean and atmosphere

June 8, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

“The Southern Ocean is a sponge for carbon dioxide. Here, Australian oceanographer and Southern Ocean specialist Steve Rintoul explains how the ocean absorbs CO2. A scientist at CSIRO and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research

How does the ocean affect the climate?

May 24, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

‘Australian oceanographer Steve Rintoul is a Southern Ocean specialist, working at CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship Hobart and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research centre. In the first of a series of interviews from the Antarctic

DRINK. CRUSH. RECYCLE – New Mount Franklin Bottles

May 14, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

With 35% less plastic, Mount Franklin Spring water has a new package. Lighter, with less raw material and a reduced carbon footprint, the new bottles from the Coca Cola Company weigh only 12.8 grams and are the lightest weight Australian-produced 600ml

$66 million in better water management in Victoria (Press Release)

May 10, 2012 • Media Release, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Victorian Coalition Government is investing more than $66 million over the next four years with a responsible and necessary approach to improving water management in Victoria. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the funding would establish Victoria as a world


May 1, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Senator Kate Lundy, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation, announced on 20 April the appointment of an independent expert committee to assess business applications for the $1 billion Clean Technology Investment programs that were launched in