Areyonga commended at national Tidy Towns awards

July 11, 2017

Proud residents of Areyonga flew “overseas” from the Northern Territory to Tasmania in May to attend the national Tidy Towns awards ceremony. Areyonga was recognised with commendations in four of the six judged categories. Despite Barmera in South Australia wining the overall Australian Tidy Town Award, the small remote community of Areyonga was highly commended

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Alice Springs

July 11, 2017

We recently visited Alice Springs and were blown away by the old and unwanted tyre reuse business! Remote communities can reduce landfill waste by reusing tyres and of course there is a great incentive for reusing the tyres. Take a look at some of these amazing works of art that have been created.   old,

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Yamba Tidy Towns Roadshow

July 11, 2017

The new Yamba Tidy Towns Roadshow, sponsored by MacDonnell Regional Council, is visiting each of its 13 remote communities over the coming weeks. Yamba the Honeyant’s new roadshow featuring songs to teach children and their parents about recycling and the health benefits of a tidy town. As a Tidy Towns Roadshow, Yamba’s popular show has

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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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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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Tipperary Station School – 2016 Litter Less Grant Recipient

May 22, 2017

Tipperary Station School was one of 20 schools selected to receive a grant sponsored by the Wrigley Foundation in 2016 for the 2016 Litter Less project. Tipperary Station School, 29 km off the Daly River Road and 190 km from Darwin, is a very small School in the Northern Territory with only six students (four pictured in their garden).

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