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03 Aug15 tips to reduce your carbon footprint

  Everyone has a carbon footprint but you can reduce it by making a number of simple changes. 1. Hot water takes energy to heat, so keep your showers brief. ...

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25 JulWhat is ‘Nude Food’ anyway?

‘Nude Food’ is a popular term in schools and preschools.  But what exactly is ‘Nude Food’? Simply put, it’s food without excess packaging. Usually, this means food that is not...

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20 JulA handy guide to recycling small metal items

Recycling can sometimes be confusing, especially as regulations can change between local councils, not to mention the changes between states and countries. However, keeping up-to-date with current recycling processes is...

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12 Jul10 recycled and waste-free holiday crafts

The final bells have rung and classes are out, meaning that the kids are home for the next couple of weeks. For some, school holidays may mean family adventures full...

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05 Jul5 little known gems of South Australia

With school holidays just a few days away, here are some hidden gems of South Australia that we think are well worth a visit!  All of these towns or projects...

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28 JunA guide to going plastic-free this July

Plastic-free July is a great motivator to minimise your plastic waste and to start focussing on aspects of your life where you can start to eliminate plastics. Plastic litter is...

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21 Jun10 everyday items for your kerbside organics bin!

Composting, we all know the word, but what does it mean, how does it help and why should we be doing it? Quite simply, composting is the process of organic...

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14 JunWhy your business probably needs a waste audit

Every business generates waste. Whether it is waste generated through business activities or from staff food, waste is an inevitable part of each and every business. For some businesses, your primary...

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07 JunSimple ways to protect our waterways

The River Murray is the lifeblood of South Australia; it provides water for industry, livestock, irrigation, homes, parks and gardens. The River and its’ tributaries, wetlands, floodplains, shorelines and banks...

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31 MayKESAB education goes beyond South Australian borders – to Mongolia!

In April KESAB Executive Director John Phillips OAM and Wipe Out Waste (WOW) Program Manager Jo Hendrikx partnered with the Khangarid Rotary Club “Greenways Project” (receiver of an Australian DAP...

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Archive posts

  • 28May 2018

    Come and visit us at the World Environment Fair!

    If you love the environment,  then you are in for a treat this weekend at the World Environment Fair! Ahead of World Environment Day (5 June)  Adelaide will once again...
  • 16Mar 2018

    Why not check out ‘FTfs’!

    ‘FOR TEACHERS for students’ (FTfs) is an Australian-owned education resources website, written by Australian teachers for Australian teachers. Resources are quick and easy to access and use and, because we...
  • 25Jan 2018

    The Results are in!

    The Results are in! Overall, we are making in roads on reducing litter, but there is still a long way to go across Australia. The 2016/17 Keep Australia Beautiful National...
  • 02Jan 2018

    Vale Ross Swayne OAM

    KESAB Board and Staff are saddened by the passing of Ross Swayne OAM. Ross was the South Australian legend pioneering the KESAB Tidy Towns Awards, engaging rural and regional communities...
  • 14Dec 2017

    Tips for summer gardening!

    Summer holidays are a great time to get out into the garden but the summer heat can be brutal on them.  Here are a few tips for the coming months!...
  • 05Dec 2017

    Take a virtual tour of a metal recycling plant!

    Sims Metal Management (SMM) and KESAB have had a strong cooperative relationship since 2011, with a common objective of resource recovery and recycling. Earlier this year, KESAB started working with...
  • 18Oct 2017

    Recyclable Coffee Cups are on their way!

    Earlier this year, the War on Waste TV program shocked many of us showing that more than 1 billion disposable coffee cups are used by Australians each year. Almost all...
  • 31Aug 2017

    Reduce your everyday waste – more tips!

    How to reduce your everyday waste is a hot topic of conversation given the recent War on Waste program. But getting started on your waste free journey can be overwhelming! Our...
  • 24Aug 2017

    Showcasing regional South Australia

    To mark the launch of the 2017 Sustainable Communities program this week, we thought we would share a few of the projects that were part of the 2016 program. We encourage...
  • 20Aug 2017

    Travelling toward a beautiful Australia #LitterRally

    It is Keep Australia Beautiful Week  (Monday 21 to Sunday 27 August) and this year we are encouraging Aussie’s to band together and tackle litter head on with a litter...