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To make it as easy as possible to promote National Recycling Week to your constituents, staff and colleagues, we have developed a range of promotional resources for you to use.

Activities & Events

The theme for National Recycling Week (11-17 November 2019) is 'Recycling Mythbusters'! We will be tackling to biggest myths about waste and recycling to help households, communities, workplaces and schools reduce waste and recycle right.

Social Media Tips

  1. Use our new Golden Rules of Kerbside Recycling individual graphics on social media during National Recycling Week.
  2. Tag the Planet Ark facebook page when you tell your fans/followers about your support, hashtag #NationalRecyclingWeek, tag @PlanetArk in your tweets and @planetark in your Instagram posts.
  3. Send us any interesting facts or images that we can post about on our Planet Ark facebook page, and like us to receive recycling updates.
For Example:
  • We're proud to support #NationalRecyclingWeek 2019 11-17 November. Want some inspiration? Like @PlanetArk for great recycling ideas and news
  • Proud to support @PlanetArk's #NationalRecyclingWeek 2019 11-17 November. Find out how you can get involved @ home, work & school

Adaptable Email

The below email can be used to help us promote National Recycling Week to your constituents, staff and colleagues. Simply cut and paste the text below and hit send.

Help Celebrate National Recycling Week 2019 - Recycling Mythbusters!

[Insert Parliamentarian name and title] and Planet Ark are encouraging Australians to recycle right by dispelling the myths that still surround recycling.

"It's important for [Insert electorate] residents to continue having confidence in recycling and being active recyclers," says [Insert Parliamentarian name and title]. "By understanding recycling, whether it be kerbside recycling, or through product stewardship schemes, reuse options or buying products made from recycled materials we can all do our bit to support our Australian recycling industry."

Visit or call the National Recycling Hotline on 1300 733 712 to discover the many ways you can get involved in Planet Ark's National Recycling Week events and initiatives, whether at home, school or work.

National Recycling Week 2019 is kindly sponsored by Coca-Cola Australia, MobileMuster, Tetra Pak, Unilever and Nespresso.



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Planet Ark makes the National Recycling Week logos (including Buy It Back Day) freely available to councils, schools, not-for-profits and community groups to help promote recycling or recycling education.

For-profit businesses wishing to use the trade-marked NRW name or logos to promote their business activities or to generate PR for themselves must contact Planet Ark before use to seek permission.

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