Green Collect is thrilled to receive the prestigious award of Social Enterprise of the Year, in the ‘small’ enterprise category. The award, an initiative of the Social Traders, recognises Green Collect’s strong business performance as it generates positive outcomes towards environmental and social impact. From an impressive field of over 300 accredited enterprises (and of over 20,000 social enterprises across Australia), to have achieved this outcome is an exciting acknowledgement of what Green Collect has achieved since it was started in 2005.
These are just a few suggestions that might help you feel more confident when asking for zero-waste options. Every time you ask for something to come without single-use packaging, you are starting a very valuable conversation. You never know, you just might plant the seed that starts someone else's zero-waste journey.
Well, there is actually not a simple yes or no answer to this very important question. Depending on the technology utilised by your local council's waste management service, you may or may not be able to put cups in the recycling bin...
We collect over 90,000 binder folders through our corporate collections program every year. You read that right... over ninety thousand! Crazy huh!? Binder folders are one of the most problematic commodities to dispose of responsibly as they are often made with a combination of cardboard, PVC and metal, so they are very tricky to recycle.
Do you want to do more to protect our precious planet but don't know where to start? Do you feel that life is too busy or that it takes too much effort to make any impact?You're not alone, but making a positive environmental impact need not be hard. Here are five things you can do right now that, over time, will make a big difference... To read more, click view post.