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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Katherine South Primary School – First Accredited Eco-School within Katherine Region

March 30, 2021

Katherine South Primary School is the first school within the Katherine Region to achieve the Bronze Level Accreditation under the global Eco-School Sustainable School program. Katherine electoral division local member Mrs Jo Hersey proudly presented the students and teachers their Bronze Medallion (at school assembly) in recognition and acknowledgement for their sustainable school efforts. Keep

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Keep Our Hands Clean, Keep Our Community Clean

February 26, 2021

The Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT has made an important contribution to keeping COVID-19 out of our remote communities with a variety of resources tailored directly to the specific needs of the NT audience. Designed in-house, the 3 posters below were widely distributed and include sections where local communicates can translate key messages into their

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2021 Eco Bears

February 8, 2021

2021 NT Eco-School is proudly introducing School Assembly perceptual ‘Eco-Bears’ and ‘Eco-Trophies’ available for our interested registered NT Eco-Schools, for primary and pre-school students to encourage fun, sustainability activities and learning. The Eco-Bear is a perpetual trophy of recognition and acknowledgement for positive environmental sustainable efforts by an individual or group within their Eco-School. If you’re interested in

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2021 Litter Legends Campaign

February 3, 2021

In 2021, Eco-Schools Australia is running the Litter Legends Campaign (known internationally as Litter Less Campaign) for the sixth year. A limited number of eligible Aussie Eco-Schools will receive seed grants of $500 to implement a project to reduce litter and/or improve recycling in their school and community.  The campaign targets the behaviour, knowledge and opinion

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