Keep Australia Beautiful Week | Australia’s 7-Day Plastic Pledge

August 5, 2021

  Take the Pledge. Say Goodbye to Plastic. We’re excited to announce that the iconic Keep Australia Beautiful Week will be held this year from 16 to 22 August 2021. This year’s theme for the Keep Australia Beautiful Week is “Australia’s Seven-Day Plastic Pledge”. Our beautiful country needs help to protect its precious biodiversity. Plastic

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Our Top 10 Plastic Pollution Facts

July 29, 2021

Litter in waterways is a serious pollution problem that affects our wildlife, aquatic habitats, and our water quality. Litter that is disposed of incorrectly on land can easily get blown into creeks, rivers, and oceans and once it reaches these waterways, it is very difficult to remove. It is estimated that 3 x as much

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Improving food security in remote Arnhem Land

July 29, 2021

Remote and isolated Homeland communities throughout the Northern Territory have limited food supplies and lack affordable fresh nutritional produce that most NT metropolitan residents take for granted. Arnhem Land Homeland residents do experience food insecurity even when they have access to and use traditional foods. Keep Australia Beautiful believes in being the change you want

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NAIDOC Week 2021

July 9, 2021

Here at KABC(NT) we’re proud to recognise and acknowledge NAIDOC Week 2021 which will be held from Sunday 4 July to Sunday 11 July. We love this year’s theme ‘Heal Country’ which calls for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage. This year, NAIDOC

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World Oceans Day 2021

June 7, 2021

Take a walk on a beach anywhere in the world and you’ll see the scale of marine litter problem. About 10% of all marine litter is lost, discarded and abandoned fishing gear – known as ghost gear, it is the biggest threat facing sea animals. We’ve put together 5 easy ways you can help our

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POSTPONED! Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards 2021

May 31, 2021

In consideration of recent developments in Victoria, Keep Australia Beautiful has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 Australian Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards that were scheduled for 4 – 6 June. The health and safety of event attendees is the first priority of Keep Australia Beautiful, and we strongly feel this is the

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Letter to Hon. Scott Morrison to adopt COP26 UN climate treaty

May 17, 2021

The COP26 United Nations Climate Summit, scheduled for November 2021, will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Originally scheduled for November 2020 in Glasgow, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mock COP26 was established at short notice to

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NT Eco-Schools Presentation & Teachers Information Session

April 29, 2021

We would like to invite you to join us on the 27th May 2021 at the Darwin Museum Theatrette at our NT Eco-Schools Presentation and Teachers Information Session. In an effort to share Sustainable School information, strategies and ideas, as well as allow the opportunity for Darwin Region Eco-Schools to present their school’s sustainability journey,

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4 Simple Acts of Green

April 16, 2021

We’ve outlined some small, easy and effective ways to take action below, to help us build a greener and more sustainable Australia for our families, wildlife and future generations. And of course…to Help us Keep Australia Beautiful! 4 Simple Acts of Green 1. Add reusable eating utensils to your everyday carry bags or lunchboxes Many

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Do the Right Thing this Dry Season

March 30, 2021

During the Dry Season, rubbish tends to pile up, as many Territorians set out to enjoy the outdoors. Takeaway containers and beverage packages are the primary litter source found in most recreational areas. Plastic bottles are among the 10 most common rubbish items picked up on Cleanup Australia Day. Around 373 million plastic water bottles

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