3 JUNE 2023
How Green Connect uses education to work towards zero waste – ROBERT SERVINE
Published in The Illawarra Mercury – Saturday 3rd June
Australians generated an estimated 75.8 million tonnes (Mt) of waste in 2020-2021, up 3 per cent from the year prior, according to the latest National Waste Report. That’s equivalent to around 1,435 Sydney Harbour Bridges worth of waste – in a single year, in a single country.
It’s an overwhelming number, and with World Environment Day on the horizon (June 5), the future of our planet weighs heavily on our minds. However, as we contemplate the world our children will inherit, it is the best-case scenarios that drive us at Green Connect. We hope that through collaborative efforts, we can reduce waste, restore our ecosystems, and foster a greener, fairer way of life.
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