18 10, 2019

Cumberland Council named this year’s most Sustainable City

2019-10-18T10:53:22+11:00October 18th, 2019|Tags: |

The winner of the prestigious Keep Australia Beautiful NSW 2019 Sustainable Cities Awards was announced on Thursday 17 October 2019. The Overall 2019 Sustainable Cities Award was presented to Cumberland Council. Cumberland Council was also the winner of the Habitat and Wildlife Conservation Award and the Community Spirit and Inclusion Award and was Highly Commended in the Waste Less, Recycle More – Waste Minimisation Award, which is proudly supported by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (NSW EPA). The event, hosted by Keep Australia Beautiful NSW (KABNSW) and the 2018 winner, Inner West Council, with the support of NSW EPA and [...]

13 05, 2019

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

2019-05-13T12:39:45+10:00May 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+10:00April 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 [...]

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