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Councils and community groups have always played a central role in Planet Ark's National Recycling Week (NRW). Both provide much of the on-the-ground, community-level recycling education and services, making them a fundamental element in the success of NRW.

Councils can refer to the council hub for all the ways you can promote National Recycling Week to your residents.

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Take The Recycle Right Quiz

Are you a recycling guru? Test your knowledge through our free online quiz and you could win a 'Choose to Reuse Kit' from Biome Eco Stores worth $82!

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Buy It Back Day

This new initiative (first introduced in 2017) for NRW 2019 encourages councils and residents to 'Buy it Back' on Saturday 16 November by either buying products made with recycled content or buying something secondhand.

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Big Aussie Swap

To celebrate National Recycling Week Planet Ark is inviting council and community groups to participate in the Big Aussie Swap by hosting a public Swap Party. This is a unique, nation-wide opportunity for local governments to show their ongoing commitment to raising the profile of reuse and recycling initiatives.

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Golden Rules

Check out our new Golden Rules - developed based on feedback from council waste educators around Australia. We have developing individual graphics as well as an A3 poster you can share with residents.

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