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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Eco Friendly Disposal of Face Masks

January 24, 2022

Eco Friendly Disposal of Face Masks Single Use Masks are essential in reducing the spread of COVID-19 but pose a serious risk to our environment if not disposed of correctly. More than 129 billion face masks are used globally each month, according to research from the University of Southern Denmark. That works out to about 3

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2021 Territory Tidy Towns Awards Presentation

November 26, 2021

We’re thrilled to bring you the 2021 Territory Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards Presentation, presented by Mr Heimo Schober, CEO of Keep Australia Beautiful (NT). Media Release Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) wins 2021 Northern Territory Sustainable Community Tidy Town Award The proud MacDonnell Regional Council township of Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) has won the 2021

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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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Congrats to Nightcliff Primary School on Eco-School Silver Award!

November 1, 2018

Nightcliff Primary School joined the Eco School journey several years ago and has continued to strive towards being an environmentally-conscious school. Their Eco-Committee, the ‘Eco-Warriors’, is comprised of a dedicated group of over 45 Year 5 and 6 students who strive to make Nightcliff Primary School (NPS) as sustainable as possible. The group, led by

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