Planet Ark / Recycling Near You /National Recycling Week
Planet Ark Environmental Foundation is an Australian not-for-profit organisation with a vision of a world where people live in balance with nature. Established in 1992, they are one of Australia’s leading environmental behaviour change organisations with a focus on working collaboratively and positively.
Planet Ark's Environmental Campaigns
Throughout the year, Planet Ark provides accurate information through the following up to date websites for your information. Recycling Near You (at home), Business Recycling (at work) and National Recycling Week (annual recycling campaign).
For more information on the Aims, Objectives and Themes of National Recycling Week please visit the Planet Ark website linkor call the National Recycling Hotline on 1300 733 712.
In November 1996, Planet Ark founded National Recycling Week to bring a national focus to the environmental benefits of recycling. Now in its 22nd year, this established and highly regarded annual campaign continues to educate and stimulate behaviour change, by:
Promoting kerbside, industrial and community recycling initiatives
Giving people the tools to minimise waste and manage material resources responsibly at home, work and school.
Recycling Near You assists you with up to date information about the recycling and waste services offered by Snowy Monaro Regional Council as well as local drop-off options for items including computers, batteries, printer cartridges, mobile phones and many more.
Business Recycling makes recycling at work easy and lists recycling options for around 90 different materials. The site also assists in searching for recycling equipment to make recycling easier and cheaper for businesses. If you’re a supplier you can list your equipment by registering here through the Planet Ark - Business Recycling website.