How to recycle batteries

Batteries are everywhere, phones, computers, remote controls, cars, and portable speakers but 70 percent of the batteries sold in Australia are single-use and end up in landfill. In an effort

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Recycling Now Pays in Queensland

On November 1, Queensland’s Containers for Change scheme officially kicked off, with residents now able to exchange plastic drink containers, beer bottles and aluminium cans for 10¢ each. The program is

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Hydrogen Fuel Breakthrough For The Smart State

Ammonia has always been an unsung hero of household cleaning but now a team of Scientists in Queensland are hoping it’ll play a major role in how we get around.

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Buzz Around Natural Plastic Alternative

The war on plastic is well underway and we’ve been documenting newsworthy action by corporations and government alike, but what will replace these plastics? For some items like straws there

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Disney Distances Itself From Single-use Plastics

Joining other big names in the war on single-use plastic, the house of Mickey Mouse, Disney has announced it will phase out plastic straws and drink stirrers over the next

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Ikea to Farewell Singe Use Plastics

The war on plastic waste continues to gain significant momentum as Ikea commits to phasing out single-use plastic products from its stores by 2020. The phase-out will include plastic straws,

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Household Waste Contains New Energy Possibilities For QLD

As Australia’s population continues to grow, so does the waste produced. In Queensland this waste has largely ended up in landfill but now a group of councils has banded together

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These Recycled Skateboards Fit In Your Locker and Save Oceans

Skateboarding is a very green (and generally rad) way to get around or kill some time but as the sport continues to grow in popularity what happens to all of

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Costa Rica Aims to Ban Fossil Fuel Transport

Costa Rica has a newly elected president, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, and the 38-year-old preacher/musician has already made some incredible steps towards sustainability. Taking office in May after a convincing win

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Hawaii Cracks Down on Reef Poisoning Suncreens

Most Aussies know to ‘slip, slop, slap’ thanks to the catchy sun safe campaign that began in the 1980s but have you ever considered what exactly is in the sunscreen

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