Artistic Recycling (or recycled art :0)


Creating art from waste. Budding artists and recyclers can demonstrate their unique interpretation of resource recovery in the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Waste ...

EPA Fines Forestry Corp


EPA fines Forestry Corp $16,500 for Gibberagee State Forest offence. The NSW Environment Protection ...

New Trash Filter for Winding Creek


A pioneering new ‘trash rack’ in Lake Macquarie is trapping plastic bottles and bags, aluminium cans ...

Recycled Water Price Review


Draft decisions on recycled water prices for public water utilities The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on its ...

Goonyella a Warning for Longwalls


Peabody releases initial “Learnings” from 2018 North Goonyella incident. Peabody Coal has released initial lessons ...

Mambo Wetlands Funding Boost


Port Stephens Council successfully applied for the grant from the NSW Government’s Environmental Trust to restore ...

Cessnock Council Citizen Conservation Consultation


Landholders invited to free workshop on protecting bushland. Cessnock City Council has a free landholder ...

Cockle Creek Floodplain Study


New guidelines for Upper Cockle Creek floodplain management . Lake Macquarie City Council has prepared a comprehensive draft flood study and risk ...

Mulch Mountain Manna


Lake Macquarie City Council will give away up to 1000 trailer-loads of organic material to improve backyard gardens and other green sites across ...

Climate-ready planning laws for NSW – Rocky Hill and beyond


Environmental Defenders Office NSW today publishes its comprehensive recommendations for climate-ready planning laws for NSW, including a new Climate Change Act, a Minister for Climate ...

Company Waste Director Fined


A director of a company that illegally stored waste, including asbestos, has been convicted and fined $33,750 and ordered to pay $24,500 in legal costs ...

Report Water Leaks Online


Reporting water leaks now easier with the launch of a new online reporting tool. The Internet-based platform allows people to quickly report water leaks ...

Regeneration Generation Sought


Search on for next gen to regenerate Lake Macquarie wilderness . The hunt is on for ...

Trucker Fined


Trucking company Mainfreight Distribution Pty Ltd has been fined $4,000 for allegedly failing to carry the required safety equipment while transporting dangerous goods in Mayfield ...

So, Beaches Do Clean the Oceans


An international study conducted in Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne finds microbes filter sea water. The study, published today in Nature Microbiology, ...

Miner Fined Over Creek Discharge


EPA issues fine after mine water discharged from Malabar Coal Mine . NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) fined Maxwell Ventures (Management) Pty Ltd $15,000 ...

Another Tree Saved


Halidays Point School Children Swing Into Action To Keep Iconic Moreton Bay Fig Tree . Edgewater ...

PFAS Investigation at Georgetown Site


An investigation into potential PFAS* (fluorosurfactant) contamination resulting from historical site activities at the former Goninan Platers Georgetown premises in Newcastle, is underway. ...

Hunter’s unique flora


Biodiversity project aims to highlight the Hunter’s unique flora . Dozens of the Hunter’s endemic trees and ...

Beware the Tipping Point


Sea ice plays pacemaker role in abrupt climate change . The growth or shrinkage of sea ...

Now, if They’d Just Colour it Green…


‘Green’ footpath trial a first for the Hunter . Crushed glass sand and recycled plastic strips ...

Asbestos Dumped at Morisset


Information sought after asbestos dumped at Morisset  . The Hunter Central Coast Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) ...

EPA Fines Concrete Mixing Company


Hunter company cops second $15,000 fine from EPA for another water pollution offence  A Hunter Valley concrete plant has ...

Bar Association & Law Society Defend Preston


The New South Wales Bar Association and The Law Society of NSW are both concerned about recent claims in the media of judicial ...

Eighty Years of Committees as Cane Toads March On


The House Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will hold a public hearing tomorrow for its inquiry into controlling the spread of ...

Landmark Rocky Hill Ruling Might Embolden Courts


On Friday, Chief Judge Brian Preston of the New South Wales Land and Environment Court handed down a landmark judgement confirming a decision ...

Lake Environmental Sustainability Grants Open


Applications are open for grants of up to $3000 for community groups undertaking eco-friendly projects across Lake Macquarie. ...

Recycler Fined


The NSW Environment Protection Authority has fined Benedict Recycling Pty Ltd for $15,000 allegedly accepting more waste at their Mayfield West facility than ...

Don’t Dump Unused Paint


Visit the Paintback website ~ click here Australians chose to responsibly dispose of 4.3 million kilograms of unwanted paint and packaging last ...

Darling River Fish Death Explainer


An estimated million fish suffocated in the Murray Darling basin as water oxygen levels plummeted when algae died. Poor water management was widely ...


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