Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO) is the world's first government
agency dedicated to cutting greenhouse gas emissions. It was established
in 1998 as a separate agency to provide a whole of government approach
to greenhouse matters. The AGO delivers the Commonwealth Government's
$1 billion climate change
Inc. is the world's leading producer of primary aluminium, fabricated
aluminium and alumina. Alcoa's aluminium products and components
are used worldwide in aircraft, automobiles, beverage cans, buildings,
chemicals, sports and recreation, and a wide variety
of industrial and consumer applications, including Alcoa's own consumer
Paper Industry Council (APIC) was established in 1981 and represents
the views and interests of the six largest pulp and paper companies
in Australia. Together, these companies make 98% of the pulp and
paper manufactured in Australia. APIC's mission is to promote and
facilitate the operation and development of the Australian
pulp and paper industry.
postal service provides an important communication link between
people, communities, businesses and nations. In a country as large
as Australia, the postal service is an essential part of everyday
life. Since Australia’s first official post office opened
in Sydney in 1809, Australia Post has
provided Australians with one of the best mail and parcel services
in the world.
West Water provides water, sewage and trade waste services to Melbourne's
CBD, inner and western suburbs and plays an integral role in managing
precious water resources for the community. Environmental sustainability
is a core business goal and the company recognises, encourages and
promotes environmental initiatives and achievements in Inner and
Western Melbourne, spearheaded
by its Service Sustainability Group.
Australia advises the Commonwealth Government on policies and programs
for the protection and conservation of the environment, including
places of both natural and cultural heritage. It administers environmental
laws, manages a number of major environmental programs for the Government,
and is responsible for Australia's participation in a number of
is a fantastic volunteer network of more than 4,000 community groups
in every corner of Australia involved in the protection, management
and rehabilitation of our environment - from farmland to bushland,
rivers to cities. A uniquely Australian partnership between the
government, community and business, Landcare seeks to do something
practical about protecting and repairing our
10 is the largest independent hardware retailer in Australia. It
was created in 1959 as a co-operative group of five hardware stores
in Victoria that came together to share expenses and to demonstrate
operators offered service, advice and competitive prices.
Energy has been in business for more than 140 years. It supplies
gas and electricity to more than 1.8 million people in homes and
businesses throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Origin
Energy is also involved in
power generation and exploration for natural gas and oil.
and Chemicals Industries Association (PACIA) represents Australia's
plastics, chemicals, adhesives and sealants industries, with more
than 260 member companies. It provides industry information, training
programs, seminars and forums and plays a key role in Australian
and international industry regulatory affairs. PACIA also promotes
safe disposal of plastics and chemical
National Environment Bureau (PNEB) was formed in 1990 by Australian
newspaper and magazine publishing companies to help increase the
recycling and recovery rate of old newspapers and magazines. At
that time, only 28 per cent of newsprint used in Australia was recycled.
By 2001, this had risen
to 72.4 percent, one of the highest in the world.
Pty Ltd is Telstra's advertising business, and a leading Australian
information, advertising and directories business. We provide a
broad range of advertising products and services for small and
medium enterprises, governments and large corporations, through
our brands which include Yellow Pages®, White Pages®, sensis.com.au,
Sensis 1234, Whereis™, CitySearch™ and Trading Post®.
is Australia's leading telecommunications company, providing telecommunications
services - fixed, mobile and Internet services - to most Australian
households and businesses. As the national universal service provider,
Telstra must ensure that telephone services, payphones and other
telecommunications services are reasonably
accessible to every person in Australia.
Industries was established in Melbourne, in 1948 and is now one
of the world's largest privately-owned paper recycling and packaging
companies. Visy provides cardboard packaging such as boxes, PET
plastic drink bottles, HDPE plastic drums and bottles, steel plate
and aluminium cans and liquidpaperboard cartons. Its recycling services
collect or process material from nearly 2 million households and
about 40,000 businesses every
Beverage Industry Environment Council (BIEC) and its member companies
are a leading force in the development of environmentally responsible
waste management practices. They actively support the development
of the extensive kerbside recycling infrastructure in Australia
in co-operation with Federal, State and local Government. BIEC has
made significant contributions to the reduction of litter in Australia.
BIEC activities are funded through a voluntary levy system on the
sale of beer and soft drink.
EcoRecycle Victoria is a major part of the Victorian Government's
strategy to eliminate unnecessary waste and promote the sustainable
use of Victoria's resources. EcoRecycle has the responsibility for
minimising waste, optimising the recovery for beneficial purposes
of any waste created and managing residual waste in a way which
protects the environment.
Recycling is Australia's leading waste paper recycler and is part
of the Visy Industries group - Australia's largest manufacturer
of corrugated cardboard boxes made from 100% recycled paper. Each
year Visy Recycling collects and recycles more than 650,000 tonnes
of waste paper and cardboard. That amount of paper is equivalent
more than 8.5 million trees.