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 [...]
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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 [...]