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Beechworth crowned Australia’s most Sustainable Community

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Victorian finalist Beechworth as the winner of the 2020 Australian Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards, at an online event held on 14 October 2020. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian Sustainable Communities – … Continue reading

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While 99% of Australians agree that tyres are a world-wide environmental problem, 91% don’t know what happens to them at the end of their useful life

A survey conducted by Keep Australia Beautiful in August 2020 has found that although there was overall agreement that the disposal of end-of-life tyres is a worldwide environmental problem, a significant majority did not know what happens after they are … Continue reading

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Keep Australia Beautiful on a mission to ‘Prevent the Spread’

Keep Australia Beautiful is proud to announce that its iconic Keep Australia Beautiful Week will be held this year from 17 to 23 August. In its 48th year, the event raises awareness about the simple things all Australians can do … Continue reading

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Eco Schools Australia announces new offerings for school-aged Eco Warriors

Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB), the national operator for the hugely successful international environmental education framework and awards program – Eco-Schools – has announced new free curriculum linked resources as well as grants for the Litter Legends Campaigns (LLC) and the … Continue reading

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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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