Coral is developing a taste for plastics

November 1, 2017

CORALS are under threat from pollution in our seas because they enjoy the taste of plastic, scientists believe. There are fears for the future of the marine organisms which form ecosystems such as the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. While seagulls, turtles and fish may mistake plastic for prey, a study suggests corals deliberately eat

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Finke (Aputula) wins 2017 Northern Territory Tidy Town Award

October 28, 2017

The proud MacDonnell Regional township of Finke (Aputula) has won the 2017 Northern Territory Tidiest Town accolade at the Awards Night held in October 2017 in Alice Springs.   Keep Australia Beautiful Council (NT) CEO, Heimo Schober said Finke’s (Aputula) dedication to keeping their community tidy and beautiful made it a stand-out this year.  

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Galuwinku

October 2, 2017

The town of Galuwinku is doing looking very clean and tidy!  Congrats on the hard work and effort involved in keeping the town tidy and litter free. Galuwinku is taking part in the Territory Tidy Towns program, which is open to all communities in the NT.  Find out how you can get involved here.  

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Eco Schools 2018 Program Grants

September 26, 2017

KAB is proud to announce grants for the 2018 YRE Program and the 2018 Litter Legends Campaign – exciting global schools projects aimed at reducing and stopping litter. These programs offer enthusiastic young people a chance to make their voices heard and to feel that they are being listened to. They aim to educate young people on the

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Finke Litter Project

September 6, 2017

The small remote township and community of Finke (in MacDonnell Region of NT) is a very beautiful, clean and tidy desert town.  They are working hard towards the “Territory Tidy Towns” program. Here are some photos of the team in our small township community of Finke getting creative by building 3D aluminium ‘FINKE’ sign.

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Ltyentye Catholic School leads the way

August 24, 2017

Ltyentye Catholic School at Santa Teresa is leading the way with the creation of their “Community Education Pamphlet”. “This would have to be one of the best initiatives that I’ve seen originate from a Northern Territory School and community. This is absolutely excellent work, it demonstrates commitment and leadership on your behalf and it addresses issue of

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Winners of 2017 Inaugural Senior’s Garden Competition

August 22, 2017

Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT has announced its first Senior’s Garden Competition award winners –  the first of many more to come. The competition was fierce and the judges had a tough time deciding after viewing all the beautiful gardens, however the winners have been decided and are as follows: Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT

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Litter Rally: 21-27th August 2017

August 10, 2017

As part of Keep Australia Beautiful week, we encourage Territorians to join us and take the pledge: As part of Keep Australia Beautiful week I pledge to: –  Pick-up at least one piece of litter per day between the 21st-27th of August 2017. –  Dispose of litter in the correct manner following best practice waste

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Manunda School Visit

August 9, 2017

Heimo had a great visit out to Manunda School to see how they are progressing as an Eco-School. Some of their recent achievements as an Eco-School include: creating a video to promote the recycling of toner cartridges.  The winning class that brings the most in from home wins a pizza party! installation of recycling bins around

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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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