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13 05, 2019

New Keep Australia Beautiful NSW prizes offer $5000 to Return and Earn sustainability champions

2019-05-13T12:39:45+00:00May 13th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Sustainability champions who have worked to reduce litter and encourage recycling through the NSW Return and Earn scheme could win one of two new $5,000 prizes in the 2019 Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Sustainable Cities and Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards. Return and Earn, the NSW container deposit scheme that refunds 10 cents for every eligible drink container returned, has teamed up with Keep Australia Beautiful NSW to sponsor two $5,000 prizes for outstanding litter prevention work – with one prize for work in the state’s cities and one for work in regional towns and communities. This year is [...]

17 04, 2019

Cessnock recognised at KAB Tidy Towns 2019 Awards

2019-04-17T20:19:31+00:00April 17th, 2019|Tags: |

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the winners of the 2019 Australian Sustainable Communities -Tidy Towns Awards. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian Sustainable Communities - Tidy Towns Awards have evolved to encompass projects and initiatives with a focus on environmental sustainability and resource management to reflect a growing awareness of the importance of community-led environmental action. They set out to recognise the hard work undertaken by individuals and groups in rural communities and share these best practices and ideas to continue to improve our vibrant rural towns. The awards consist of 10 special category awards followed by an overall National [...]

6 12, 2018

Cessnock named the Tidiest of them all

2019-04-17T20:18:35+00:00December 6th, 2018|Tags: |

The winner of the iconic Keep Australia Beautiful NSW 2018 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards was announced on Saturday 10 November during a dinner in Orange, NSW. The 2018 Tidy Town Award was presented to Cessnock, qualifying the town to represent NSW in the Keep Australia Beautiful National Tidy Towns Awards. As part of their win, Cessnock also picked up the Heritage and Culture Award, won by Cessnock Regional Art Gallery; the Habitat and Wildlife Conservation Award received for the Cessnock Biodiversity Communications Engagement Strategy; the Sustainable Projects Award received for the Revolving Energy Fund Energy Efficiency Projects; and the Waste [...]

6 12, 2018

Inner West Council crowned Sustainable City of the Year

2019-04-17T20:19:05+00:00December 6th, 2018|Tags: |

The winner of the prestigious Keep Australia Beautiful NSW 2018 Sustainable Cities Awards was announced on Wednesday 17 October 2018. The Overall 2018 Sustainable Cities Award was presented to Inner West Council. Inner West Council was also the winner of the Recycled OrganicsAward, and was Highly Commended in the Waste Less, Recycle More – Waste MinimisationAward, which is proudly supported by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (NSW EPA), and the Renewable EnergyAward. The event, hosted by Keep Australia Beautiful NSW (KABNSW) and the 2017 winner, Blacktown City Council, with the support of NSW EPA, SUEZ and Return and Earn Program, [...]