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Plastic-Free Summer Festival (16&17 Jan 2015)
Did you know over five trillion pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans according to the most comprehensive study to date on plastic pollution around the world? It's not just a problem overseas but also around Australia's coastlines, and
Christmas recycling works a treat
Western Suburbs Weekly, p.5 22 December 2014 For copyright reasons we are unable to reproduce the article here. Pleas contact us if you require details.
Earth Carers highlights for 2013/2014
We can’t thank our Earth Carers volunteers enough for the generous manner in which you give so many hours towards spreading the “full lives, empty bins message”. We are motivated by your stories of how you encourage (gently or otherwise)
Off the verge
Normally we at Earth Carers HQ are pretty happy chappies…but verge collection times are an exception. It’s hard not to feel downcast passing by perfectly serviceable furniture, timber, recyclable cardboard and electronics - all dumped on the verge, awaiting their
Finalists in the prestigious national Banksia Awards
The national Banksia Awards recognise and promoting innovative sustainable development and practice across Australia. Our "Plastic Free July" initiative has been named a finalist in the "Leadership in citizenship and Communities" award. This award is "Recognising a group or individual that
Right Royal Winners!
Perth waste educators showed how effectively waste can be transformed into something valuable and beautiful at this year's Perth Royal Show. The collective talents of Earth Carers (north, east and west), Waste Wise Schools, the Waste Authority, Living Smart and
Bring One Get One Tree campaign gets a Highly Commended
The Infinity Awards provide public recognition and encouragement to individuals, business, local/regional government and State Government agencies and community organisations that demonstrate innovation and commitment to reducing waste and increasing re-use and recycling. Earth Carers were awarded a Highly Commended in
New spring in the step of mattress recycling method
Western Suburbs Weekly 2.9.14 - For copyright reasons we are unable to reproduce the article here - please contact us for details - .
Pyjama Party at the Transfer Station
Amy, Rebecca and Nabilla from the Earth Carers team put on their PJs and brought their teddys to work for this photoshoot to promote mattress recycling at the Brockway Transfer Station. The Post Newspaper, 30.8.14 p.3 - For copyright reasons we are
Bring One, Get One Tree - Infinity Award Finalists!
Here at Earth Carers HQ were quietly chuffed to be listed as finalists for the Waste Authorities Infinity Awards for 2014! Our application was for the new Bring One, Get One Tree project that was lead by the amazing Rebecca