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Litter on the increase – KAB calls for packaging industry action

The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) (2018/2019) results have been analysed, showing surprise results in the twelfth year that the survey has been conducted across 983 national sites. According to the latest data, Australia’s litter has increased by … Continue reading

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Santa Teresa named Australia’s most Sustainable Community

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Northern Territory finalist Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) as the winner of the 2019 Australian Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards, at an event hosted by last year’s winner Smithton, Tasmania on 5 April 2019. … Continue reading

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2017/18 National Litter Index results show positive trends and areas of opportunity

The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) has now been released showing positive trends across the Nation, and identifying areas of opportunity. The NLI is Australia’s only annual set of quantitative measures of what litter occurs where and in … Continue reading

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Keep Australia Beautiful and Mount Franklin proudly announce a new partnership

Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) and Mount Franklin today announce a new partnership to educate, inspire and take action to enable better recycling opportunities for Australians. Keep Australia Beautiful CEO Val Southam said, “KAB has been carrying out the independent audited … Continue reading

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Smithton, TAS crowned Tidiest of them all

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Tasmanian finalist Smithton as the winner of the 2018 Australian Tidy Towns Awards, at an event hosted by last year’s winner Barmera, South Australia on 6 April 2018. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian … Continue reading

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2017 National Litter Index Results Show Surprises

The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) (2016/2017) results have been analysed, showing surprises in the twelfth year that the survey has been conducted across 983 national sites An overall 4.3% reduction of litter counted, highlights an improvement against … Continue reading

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Indigenous artist turns litter into art

Bendigo Indigenous photo-media artist Tashara Roberts has used art as a process of healing after being confronted with an overwhelming amount of litter found around Lake Eppalock, a major water storage facility near Bendigo in central Victoria. To read the … Continue reading

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KAB CEO talks trash with Ed Phillips

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Smithton named the Tidiest of them all

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Tasmanian finalist Smithton as the winner of the 2018 Australian Tidy Towns Awards, at an event hosted by last year’s winner Barmera, South Australia on 6 April 2018. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian … Continue reading

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National Litter Index 2016/17: How are we doing, Australia?

The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) (2016/2017) results have been analysed, showing surprises in the twelfth year that the survey has been conducted across 983 national sites. An overall 4.3% reduction of litter counted, highlights an improvement against … Continue reading

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