Maningrida “Dream Team” keeping it beautiful

July 25, 2017

The township of Maningrida (the biggest remote township community in NT) has effectively and successfully  continuously achieved positive social and environmental improvements throughout the year.  Keep an eye out for the ‘Maningrida Dream Team’ in their orange shirts as they are hard at work keeping Maningrida Beautiful.    They are going hard in our Territory Tidy Towns

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Plastic Free July

July 19, 2017

You may have heard of Plastic Free July – a challenge that aims to reduce personal use of plastic (particularly single-use disposable plastic) for the month of July … and beyond! Did you know there are over 1 million people in over 130 countries taking part in Plastic Free July!? So join in and take the challenge.

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Yamba joins locals for Tidy Towns Family Day

June 28, 2017

Thursday 29 June looks set to be a big day in the Santa Teresa social calendar. Yamba the Honeyant’s new roadshow featuring songs to teach children and their parents about recycling and the health benefits of a tidy town will be launched at a Family Day in the community. The new Yamba Tidy Towns Roadshow

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Video: Parap Primary School Boomerang Bags

June 26, 2017

Parap Primary Schools are front line Eco Warriors!  As an Eco School, Parap Primary are taking steps to reduce waste in their community. One of the initiatives they have implemented is Boomerang Bags. See how they are taking on Boomerang Bags by watching this video:  

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Yamba Tidy Town Roadshow

June 26, 2017

We are extremely proud to be working with Yangapi Productions to deliver a Yamba Litter Education performance to communities in MacDonnell Regional Council. The Roadshow kicks off 29th June and will be visiting throughout MadDonnell Regional Council to visit 13 communities.  The Roadshow will raise community awareness through key messaging related to litter management and linked to

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NEW – Senior’s Beautiful Garden Competition Launched!

June 13, 2017

Costa, the ABC Gardening Host, is encouraging all Seniors in the Top End to enter the inaugural Seniors’s Beautiful Gardens Competition 2017! Brought to you in conjunction with COTA NT and PROBUS, this garden competition is open to all Top End Seniors to enter. For more information or to enter your garden, please contact Heimo

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“Bang it & Bin It” this Territory Day

May 29, 2017

Keep Australia Beautiful is pleading and urging all Territorians to  be responsible and bin their ‘Territory Day’ fireworks litter (spent fireworks cartridges, food and drinks containers, rubbish, etc) after Territory Day fireworks on Saturday night 1st July 2017. Territory Day Firework litter left discarded on beaches, in our parks and on roadways is unsightly and poses a danger and risk to people,

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Plastic Bag Ban

May 29, 2017

A recent article from ABC Radio Darwin about the plastic bag ban stated: “Northern Territory environmental groups have claimed the Government’s legislation banning plastic bags has failed in its intent to reduce unwanted litter. Laws prohibiting single-use plastic bags less than 35 microns in thickness was introduced to the Territory in September 2011. But Heimo Schober,

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Maningrida tidies up!

May 29, 2017

The Team in Maningrida are doing an excellent job in tidying up their town.  Maningrida has historically had a very disappointingly low ‘litter rating index’ for years but we’re so relieved that a ‘Champion’ has stepped forward to guide Maningrida towards continuous improvement. We see WARC Council leading the way in partnership with CDP, Store staff,  school students

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Is your Community a Territory Tidy Town?

May 22, 2017

Territory Tidy Towns is a free annual award program that aims to encourage NT regional communities to undertake projects that make a positive contribution to the community. So if you are taking part, show your support! Download and print the notice and put it up on your noticeboard/ office to show you’re taking part in

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