Industry News

  • 16th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Aluminium Stewardship Initiative unveils new global standard for sustainability

    Leaders from the aluminium sector today unveiled a new comprehensive standard that aims to improve the industry’s environmental, social and governance performance throughout its entire value chain, including plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. 

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  • 15th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Recycle Your Mobiles and Help The Salvos

    Throughout December and January if you recycle your old mobiles and accessories at any of MobileMuster's collection points across Australia, MobileMuster will give $2 to the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal for every kilo they collect.

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  • 15th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Recycle Your Mobiles and Help The Salvos

    Throughout December and January if you recycle your old mobiles and accessories at any of MobileMuster's collection points across Australia, MobileMuster will give $2 to the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal for every kilo they collect.

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  • 11th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Feedback requested for NUCFAC 10-Year Urban Forestry Action Plan

    The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) requests that its Urban and Community Forestry Partners join the planning effort in developing the next 10-year Urban Forestry Action Plan (2016-2026). Comments must be submitted by December 19.

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  • 9th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Peru commits to mainstream gender equality into climate policy

    On Gender Day at the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), host country Peru pledges a gender-responsive climate change action plan.

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  • 9th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Underestimating the ocean: new evidence from IUCN highlights the carbon-regulating capacity of the ocean

    Gland, Switzerland, 9 December 2014 – Protecting key carbon-absorbing areas of the ocean and conserving fish and krill stocks are critical for tackling climate change. This is one of the findings of a report released today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in which top marine scientists describe how atmospheric carbon is captured, stored and moves in the ocean.

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  • 9th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Fantastic File Flinging Achievements

    For National Recycling Week, workplaces, councils and schools held Friday File Flings to turn their unused files back into a valuable resource while decluttering the office! Find out the fantastic achievements.

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  • 7th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Países de Latinoamérica y el Caribe lanzan la Iniciativa 20x20 para restaurar 20 millones de hectáreas de tierra degradada

    La Iniciativa 20x20 reúne compromisos nacionales y regionales y US$365 millones en financiamiento privado para restaurar bosques y ecosistemas, mejorar la productividad agrícola y reducir la pobreza

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  • 4th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Promote Your Waste-Wise Christmas

    Are you looking to encourage a greener Christmas? Then we have the toolkit for you! We've developed a range of promotional resources like ecards, posters, social media posts and adaptable blogs/articles for you to use. DO check it out!

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  • 4th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Grow a greener Christmas

    Wondering how you can keep nature close these holidays? Check out these ideas for Christmas memories that will grow with your family and friends...

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  • 4th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    12 Do's for a Greener Christmas

    Unwrapping a new gadget might provide a short-term high, but with more active SIM cards on the planet than people, it comes with an environmental impact . Global sales figures for smartphones, tablets and PCs, are projected to reach 2.4 billion devices for 2014, and that figure is tipped to grow into next year.

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  • 4th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Green With Energy

    Most Australians would agree that they could be doing more to reduce their carbon footprint. At a time when many of the large energy companies oppose the renewable energy target, consumers in Victoria have the power to control their energy source, switch to a greener energy provider and even save money. Find out more...

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  • 4th Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Give Your Old Tech a New Life

    Are you giving, or expecting to get, a new gadget for Christmas? Unwrapping the latest smartphone or tablet might provide a short-term high, but with more active SIM cards on the planet than people, it comes with an environmental impact[i]. There are a number of ways to reduce that impact, either give your old device to someone else (if it's working) or recycle it though a reputable program. Find out more...

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  • 3rd Dec 14 12:00 AM

    The Toolkit for Promoting an Eco-Christmas

    Are you looking to encourage a greener, waste-wise Christmas- Then we have the toolkit for you! We've developed a range of promotional resources like ecards, posters, social media posts and adaptable blogs/articles for you to use. DO check it out!

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  • 2nd Dec 14 12:00 AM

    E-Waste Recycling Box

    MobileMuster has teamed up with Storage King and ECOACTIV to provide a responsible recycling option for mobile phone (and their accessories) as well as other small electronics, many of which aren't included in free collections that operate under the National TV and Computer Recycling Scheme.

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  • 2nd Dec 14 12:00 AM

    12 Do?s for a Greener Christmas

    Unwrapping a new gadget might provide a short-term high, but with more active SIM cards on the planet than people, it comes with an environmental impact . Global sales figures for smartphones, tablets and PCs, are projected to reach 2.4 billion devices for 2014, and that figure is tipped to grow into next year .

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  • 2nd Dec 14 12:00 AM

    12 Do's for a Greener Christmas

    Unwrapping a new gadget might provide a short-term high, but with more active SIM cards on the planet than people, it comes with an environmental impact . Global sales figures for smartphones, tablets and PCs, are projected to reach 2.4 billion devices for 2014, and that figure is tipped to grow into next year .

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  • 2nd Dec 14 12:00 AM

    12 Do's for a Greener Christmas

    Unwrapping a new gadget might provide a short-term high, but with more active SIM cards on the planet than people, it comes with an environmental impact . Global sales figures for smartphones, tablets and PCs, are projected to reach 2.4 billion devices for 2014, and that figure is tipped to grow into next year .

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  • 1st Dec 14 12:00 AM

    Board Special Election Results

    Dennis Swartzell (Las Vegas, Nevada, US - Western Chapter) was elected to fill the ISA Board seat that was vacated due to a resignation. Dennis will serve the remainder of the term allocated for that position.

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  • 1st Dec 14 12:00 AM

    2014 ISA Award Winners

    ISA awarded the 2014 Awards of Distinction winners and the 2014 True Professionals of Arboriculture during the annual conference in Milwaukee. Check out the press release announcements.

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