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Thursday, February 20, 2020
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Topic: recycling

Group swaps plastic straws for paper with #LessIsMore

A local group is helping to save the reef by providing an opportunity for businesses and organisations to swap plastic straws for paper.

Make A Wish helps sick children with recycling funds

Bundaberg Make A Wish Foundation is teaming with local groups and the Container For Change scheme to continue their fundraising efforts.

How to recycle your old technology

Geoff Augutis from Queensland Computers in Bundaberg looks at where electronic waste goes and what people can do to recycle technology.

Recycle right over the Christmas period

Do you have lots of rubbish left over after Christmas presents and a big family lunch? Here are some tips to recycle right.

Childhood hobby wins Impact innovation award

A childhood hobby sparked the idea that has seen Impact Community Services take out a state innovation award through the Containers for Change program.

Bundaberg cashes in through containers for change

Bundaberg Region residents have been cashing in on recycled bottles and cans, with 34 million items returned since the inception of the container refund scheme last year.

Meet the workers who hand sort our recycling

During National Recycling Week we take a look inside the region’s recycling centre and meet the Impact Community Services’ disability workers who hand sort the material.

Free reusable coffee cups for National Recycling Week

Bundaberg Regional Council will celebrate National Recycling Week with a reusable coffee cup giveaway, helping to keep the takeaway alternatives out of landfill.

High-tech machine reduces waste to landfill

A high-tech material handler is helping Bundaberg Regional Council sort through waste to ensure recyclable and reusable items are picked out before being buried.

Bundaberg recyclers clean up at Change Maker Awards

Bundaberg container refund operators Arcon and Impact cleaned up at the inaugural Change Maker Awards in Brisbane.

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