Free Flower Seedlings for Schools this Mother’s Day

March 20, 2023

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT and Eco-Schools Australia are giving away FREE flower seedlings to Schools to propagate in re-usable containers. Students will grow these eco-friendly gifts to take home to their mums for Mother’s Day 14th May, 2023. We’re also encouraging classrooms to create hand-made cards from

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5 ways to be a sustainable shopper

May 11, 2022

#DYK Australians discard approximately 800,000 tonnes of clothing and textiles each year? Clothes, footwear and textile waste contribute to water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and landfill, but if you don’t think you have the time or the money to make a difference with your clothing choices, think again. The idea of creating a sustainable or ethical wardrobe

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Tips to Give Back this Mother’s Day

May 4, 2022

MOTHER NATURE, MOTHER EARTH If you want to reduce your impact on the planet this Mothers Day, this article is for you! We’ve highlightighted the 9 R’s of Sustainability, and we’re asking you to participate! Whether you’re a business, school or an individual, implementing one or all of these 9 R’s can help you make

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Territory Schools in Australian First for 2022

April 14, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE | 14 APRIL 2022 Two Leading Territory Schools will be the first in Australia to introduce E-SPACE Circular Economy education into their classrooms at the start of Term 2. (E-SPACE Eco-School Project Advancing Circular Economy). Parap and Nakara Schools to Trial E-SPACE Circular Economy Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT and Eco-School Australia has

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2022 Global Action Days Campaign

April 5, 2022

Here at KABC(NT), we believe that no matter how small, we can ALL positively impact our Earth’s wellbeing. We’re calling on all Eco-Schools and Territory Businesses to participate in the 2022 Annual Global Action Day Campaign, on the 20th – 30th April 2022. You can participate in small positive actions that will protect and restore

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Tips to recycle batteries

April 5, 2022

The Problem Batteries are the most common form of household hazardous waste. Not only that, this waste is growing by 20% per year, and could exceed 100,000 tonnes by 2036. Sending batteries to landfill is a huge waste of valuable resources. However, if recycled, 95% of the components of a battery can be turned into new

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What is a Circular Economy?

March 1, 2022

What is a Circular Economy? Circular economy is a new and emerging sustainability perspective, which is built on the natural world where there is no concept of waste and everything is a resource for the next level step in the cycle of dependence. It’s a concept that promotes ways to reuse, reduce, recycle/up-cycle – in

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Parap Primary Eco Warriors upcycle seaglass from beaches

December 16, 2021

Year 5 students from Parap Primary School have been collecting sea glass to clean up the local beaches and to recycle and reuse it to make a range of homewares. What is Seaglass? Sea glass is naturally weathered pieces of glass, which often have the appearance of tumbled stones, found on beaches along bodies of saltwater. These weathering processes produce

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2020 – 2023 Funding Support For Sustainable Communities Awards

December 16, 2019

2020 – 2023 Funding Support for Territory Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards We’re very excited with the announcement that the Hon. Natasha Fyles with support from the Hon. Eva Lawler have recently supported Keep Australia Beautiful NT (KABCNT). In a climate of fiscal responsibility, we truly appreciate the announcement that the Territory Sustainable Communities Tidy

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Need some inspiration for your Eco School?

January 15, 2019

Some ‘Eco-School’ ideas for consideration (either with Pre School, or Primary School, Middle School and High Schools) Create ‘Eco-Warriors’ or ‘Green Teams’ – Leadership groups within each Class or House (Students could design badges) Create ‘Eco-Code’ suitable and applicable to School – e.g.  ‘Respect Country’,  ‘Strong Country’, ‘Clean and Green’, etc Anti-litter sings (students draw

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