Tag Archives: Waste Management

Reusing plastics in the classroom

  Recent studies have shown that huge amounts of plastics are floating in the world’s oceans, causing harm to marine wildlife and eventually to us humans. It is very important that we take this issue seriously and to coordinate actions … Continue reading

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2012 Bricks of Hope

                    It has been a fruitful year.  I have had the opportunity to work with people of all ages and cultures, from Australia to Latin America, sharing ideas on how to … Continue reading

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Industrial Ecology

      To promote the practice of Industrial Ecology in Australia, City West Water  and Waste Management Association of Australia organized, on Thursday the 10th of November, the workshop from “Trash to Treasure”  which I was very lucky to … Continue reading

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Turtles “Safely” Swimming in Plastic Litter at Albert Park

                      A lot has happened since I last wrote the post about the Litter problem in Melbourne’s Albert Park. Sparked by the sight of a small turtle in the middle … Continue reading

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Green Power at the Tamala Park Landfill

The Tamala Park Landfill Education Center                   The Tamala Park landfill Visitors Center is a lively place full of examples of Up-Cycling “Trash” into Art and Educational Resources to teach visitors the … Continue reading

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The Garbage Trail part 2…Neerabup Resource Recovery Facility

                      Waste Management: Since I started to  Follow the Trail of my Recycle Garbage, the content of my yellow bin, it has taken me to many unexpected places! I did not … Continue reading

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