PR & Comms Associate, TerraCycle Australia

Thursday, 15 January 2015

TerraCycle is a global pioneer in the process of recycling and upcycling and a leader in green business, and they're looking for a driven and dynamic PR associate. The successful candidate would be a keen all-rounder, able to demonstrate their capability in fulfilling duties including general office administration, database building and maintenance, reporting, writing press releases, and help to actively promote the TerraCycle story through direct contact with the media.

Location: Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
Working hours: Full Time.
Salary: $35K + super
Applications close: Monday, 2 February, 2015.
Click here for more info.

Environmental Arts Workshop Facilitator, Reverse Garbage

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Reverse Garbage Queensland is seeking someone who is passionate about educating people on issues of sustainability and the environment through their eco-art workshop program. The position consists of approximately two days running workshops for schools, community groups and festivals both on and off site and an additional day undertaking preparation, planning and administrative tasks. There will be occasional workshops on Saturdays or Sundays at weekend events, as required to fulfill the workshop program. Applicants will also be required to work occasional Saturdays in our warehouse, on the sales counter or sorting high quality industrial discards for sale in the warehouse as well as participating in other work of the co-operative.

Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast, Queensland.
Working hours: Permanent part time.
Salary: $18.52 per hour (based on the general retail industry award).
Applications close: Monday, 26 January 2015.
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National Recycling Week

10 – 16 November, 2014
National Recycling week is nearly here, and Planet Ark is encouraging everyone to join in, whether it be at home, school or work. Planet Ark founded National Recycling Week as an education campaign in 1996, to bring focus to recycling and minimising waste. Since then recycling has become part of our every day lives; however with the growing number of items that can be recycled, more education is required to make sure valuable resources stay away from landfill! There are popular events being run over this week that are designed to get schools, social or community groups and businesses recycling, as well as more education about recycling at home.

Where: Australia-wide.
When: Monday 10 - Sunday 16 November, 2014.
Cost: Free to get involved!
Click here to see how you can get involved in National Recycling Week!


Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Monday, 10 November 2014

Aerosol recycling-expert Phillip Fleming is frustrated that Aussies only recycle 40 per cent of their empty aerosol cans.


Recycling goes underground

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

In an Australian-first, apartment residents near Kings Cross now have a more hygienic, safer bin system in their street.

Rose Read, Recycling Manager

MobileMuster gets green tick

Friday, 25 July 2014

This morning, a green tick of approval was given to Australia's longest running, not-for-profit mobile phone recycling program.

Promotional Sales - Wriggly Recyclers

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Wiggly Recyclers is an awesome green business that turns kitchen food scraps into value-added gardening products. If you're passionate about preventing waste from going to landfill, you'll help to promoting the Wriggle Recyclers service at markets and events, and by going door-to-door to sign people up to their free trial. Working from St Kilda, visiting bayside suburbs in the Port Phillip area, it's a great way to earn some extra cash while making the world a more sustainable place to live!

Location: Melbourne, Vic.
Working hours: Currently 2-3 hours per week, mostly on weekends and evenings with some flexibility, with the hope to expand business and working hours.
Applications close: No Deadline – just apply as soon as possible.
Click here for more info.

reverse vending machine launch

Recycling rewarded in Sydney

Monday, 23 June 2014

The City of Sydney is trialling reverse vending machines for people to deposit empty plastic bottles and cans.

It’s the little things

Saturday, 26 April 2014

This is the third animation in the award winning series, The Secret Life of Things. It tells the stories of everyday objects, and how they can inadvertently be misused and neglected, as well as shining a light on ways in which we can all help to reduce the environmental impacts of consumer choices.

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