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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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24 MayTop 5 tips for reducing everyday waste!

We all want to reduce our impact on the planet but at times the question of how can feel overly complex. It’s very easy to be overwhelmed by the thought...

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17 MayLitter on Lombok – the global picture

KESAB Executive Director, John Phillips OAM, recently returned from Lombok where he presented a session about the global impacts of Marine Litter and Debris to a group of tourism operators...

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Archive posts

  • 12Feb 2020

    Waste Education options for your school in 2020

    Is waste and recycling a focus in your school or classroom in 2020?  KESAB have many different school waste  education options that are suitable from preschool – high school.  ...
  • 25Nov 2019

    Pack and Go! Reducing supermarket waste – a KESAB collaboration with Pasadena and Frewville Foodlands

    Over the past year, we have been working alongside the teams at Frewville and Pasadena Foodlands on reducing supermarket waste, and it came to fruition on Friday 22 November at...
  • 26Sep 2019

    What to do with odd items you might find during Spring Cleaning

    It’s spring cleaning time and more often than not, you stumble across a few odd items in the deep dark corners of cupboards and sheds that you don’t know what...
  • 08Aug 2019

    Degradable, biodegradable, compostable – which should you use?

    Do you get confused standing in front of the bin liners at the supermarket?  There are so many different options and some say compostable, others say biodegradable, some just say...
  • 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...