Entries by Centre for Organic Research and Education

CORE celebrates 20 years of protecting Sydney Harbour with Bio-Filters using recycled organics

Ever wondered where your kerbside collected garden organics go? Chances are it could be contributing to keeping Sydney Harbour’s water safe from toxic pollutants. CORE members have provided organic bio-filters that now “ring” Sydney Harbour and its tributaries from Manly to Annandale (installed in 1998) through Redfern and Sydney and around to Rose Bay. Bio-Filters […]

The launch of the Shanghai Sponge City Demonstration Park

CORE has collaborated with a Chinese recycled organics member to launch a Sponge Park in Shanghai Botanical Gardens. The project showcased five installations that combined recycled organic material with other materials to produce bio-filters. The launch opening of the park included local engineering firms, National and Shanghai Sponge City committee members and representatives from the […]

CORE to facilitate Urban Agriculture agenda

A successful “Advancing Urban Agriculture Thought Leaders” forum was conducted in Brisbane during International Compost Awareness Week. The thought leaders forum was attended by a cross section of stakeholders including representatives from the Queensland Government, NGOs, organics recycling industry, agriculture advisers and media personality Costa Georgiadis.