Bin Spring – secures your wheelie bin

November 11, 2016

At Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT we love to see ideas and innovations that help to curb litter and keep our communities clean. One such product is Bin Spring.  BinSpringTM is an Australian Innovation that helps keep wheelie bins protected from wind, rain, birds, smells and spills. To find out more about Bin Spring, visit their website or contact Janelle

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ALPA wins Environmental Innovation award for second year running

November 9, 2016

The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA) won the Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT’s Environmental Innovation Award for the second year running! This is largely in recognition of ALPA’s Plastic Fantastic 3D Printing program that recycles plastic waste into 3D Printed objects. In addition, ALPA has also installed solar panels onto the Darwin office and

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Keep Australia Beautiful Council (NT) 40 Years Old

October 5, 2016

Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory (KABCNT) is celebrating 40 years of being incorporated. We will be celebrating at the 2016 Territory Tidy Towns Awards this month, where our Life Member, John Phillips will say a few words and cut a cake. History of  Keep Australia Beautiful Council (NT) Incorporated 2015  Eco-Campus Pilot Trialled 2014 

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Parap Primary School Eco Warriers

September 28, 2016

Parap Primary School is just one of the many schools involved in the Eco Schools programme – as detailed in this article from the NT News. Please get in touch to find out more and how your school can get involved.

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Be Crocwise

September 10, 2016

Introduction Saltwater crocodiles are dangerous to people and pets. You should always be aware of the risk of a saltwater crocodile attack in all Top End waterways. It is never 100% safe to enter the water. Your personal safety is your responsibility. Be Crocwise Be Crocwise is a Northern Territory Government campaign to educate people

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Working to make Santa Teresa a Territory Tidy Town

August 30, 2016

Ltyentye Apurte Catholic School is working with ‘Keep Australia Beautiful’ and MacDonnell Regional Council to make Santa Teresa a Tidy Town. If you’re not familiar with Territory Tidy Towns, it is an initiative run by Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory to ‘promote and encourage sustainable communities and better living with improved quality of life.’

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WIN a Green Garden Pack for your School!

August 14, 2016

Update: this competition has now closed.  Congratulations to Renae Haygarth on winning the prize and to Nightcliff Middle Primary School! Keep Your School Green and Beautiful to Win! You could win a $500 Green Garden pack for your school.  Comes with a Worm Farm, Compost Bins, Native Trees and everything you need to get keep

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National Tree Day – 11th August

August 1, 2016

Embrace your inner green thumb for National Tree Day. Judy Maddalozzo Art and Wellbeing Events in conjunction with Keep Australia Beautiful, CoolAustralia and Planet Ark are inviting the wider community to embrace their inner green thumbs by digging in for a National Tree Day event in their neighbourhood. The National Tree Day event is taking

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What You Need to Know About Cigarette Butt Litter

July 20, 2016

Cigarette butts are the number one littered item in the world. 1 Approximately 20 million cigarette butts are littered in Australia every day, totalling 7 billion per year. 2 Cigarette butts are not biodegradable will never fully degrade. The filter can be broken down into smaller pieces by the sun but the source material will only become diluted in water

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