Planet Ark is aiming to remind Australians this National Recycling Week (13th-19th November) that much of what we currently send to landfill is valuable material that could be reused, repurposed or recycled. This year’s theme “What goes around, comes around” is all about providing simple tips that enable Australians to keep valuable materials in circulation, whether at home, work or school.
“This year Planet Ark is asking Australians to pause and think about what they are currently sending to landfill and ask whether it really is waste after all.” said Planet Ark CEO Rebecca Gilling.
Running from November 13-19, National Recycling Week provides an opportunity for residents and workplaces to learn simple methods of reducing their environmental footprint and preventing waste. Residents can host or join recycling themed events, brush up on their recycling knowledge with educational resources, learn about new developments in recycling policy and technology or discover tricks to reduce what they are sending to landfill and ensure resources don’t go to waste.
Planet Ark has a number of tools and tips in the National Recycling Week Resource Hub to enable community groups, councils, households and workplaces to get involved and start reducing waste. To learn more or get involved in National Recycling Week, visit nationalrecyclingweek.com.au.