Schools in action
There are now 15 schools in Perth's western suburbs collecting batteries for recycling with a whopping 419kg collected in 2014. Congratulations to winning schools Rosalie Primary and Iona Presentation College. Click here
if your school would like to join us.
H2O to Go
Earth Carers have just taken delivery of our new water bottle refill stations for western suburbs events. They are free to borrow, all you need is a tap and it includes 1 bubbler and 2 bottle refills providing filtered water. Take a look at our website
The inaugural Plastic-free Summer Festival was held in January for two days of movies, talks and beach cleanups featuring renown seabird biologist Dr Jennifer Lavers. Despite sizzling temperatures volunteers collected 2,000 pieces of plastic from Cottesloe beach in under an hour. Dr Lavers spoke of the problems of foraging seabirds ingesting plastic and how now 100% of fleshfooted shearwater chicks she studies on Lord Howe Island have plastic in their stomachs. Find out more on her website