Sustainability

How do you celebrate Australia Day sustainably?

Whether it’s a picnic, BBQ or camping, we’ve got you covered with our best tips for a sustainable Australia Day.   Having a picnic Whatever you do, be sure to avoid single-use plastics. This includes plastic cutlery, plates and cups. If you really need to use disposable items, make sure they are environmentally-friendly and compostable. […]

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Community

Moree marks a milestone in Return and Earn

Moree has emerged as one of the top 10 recycling locations in the state, with more than 368,000 containers returned and earned through the Reverse Vending Machines (RVM) provided. Although Northern Tablelands represents only one percent of the state’s population, the community has contributed three percent of the total amount recycled in NSW.   Cleanaway, […]

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Popular Sustainability

Top sustainability posts from 2017

2017 saw a huge focus on waste and recycling with ABC’s War on Waste series, the launch of the container deposit scheme in NSW and some fierce debate about moving waste across borders.   Check out the top five topics that had our audience talking:   Post #1: Getting “egg-cited” over aluminium recycling To make […]

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Latest News

Recognising colleagues who’ve gone above and beyond

Cleanaway’s annual Star Awards program began in 2015 and is designed to recognise the exceptional performance and contribution of our employees. Candidates are nominated by their colleagues while a review panel choses the eventual winners.   The 2017 Star Awards received over 350 nominations in 9 categories, namely Community Spirit, Continuous Improvement, Outstanding Driver, Exceptional […]

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