CORE’s Award Winning song aims to champion stormwater education in schools and local communities

Centre for Organic Research & Education (CORE) has been awarded “Excellence in Policy and Education” by Stormwater NSW’s 2016 Awards for Excellence. This award was presented to CORE by NSW Co-President Keysha Milenkovic for the musical composition, “Stormwater’s Going Down the Drain”. The lyrics, lead vocals, extra instrumentation, arrangement, recording and production were all performed by Eric Love, Chairman of CORE with backing vocals by Helvi Love (members of the Get Waste Band).
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SAFA Program in The Land newspaper

A great article was published in The Land newspaper about the Sustainable Amendments for Agriculture program.
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ICAW 2014 was a great success!

With a successful Ministerial Launch in QLD, a week full of events in Martin Place, Sydney resulting in a supportive motion passed by NSW Parliament, ICAW 2014 was probably the most successful ICAW we have had so far!
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National Organic Week 2013 has been a real success!

National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of targeted media and locally-staged activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment.
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Article on Joe the farmer using CORE mulch in The Land newspaper

The Land has featured Joe, a farmer participating to the Mulch Trial conduced by CORE, in last week’s newspaper. “This mulch has been absolutely amazing – we’ve been using it for 18 months now and started seeing results about six months in the trial” says Joe who has reduced chemical and fertiliser inputs, uses two to three times less water than he did before the mulch, has seen earthworms appear for the first time in his soil and yields have improved. “It proves that if you can look after your soil, your soil will look after you” says Joe.
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Costa Launches ICAW 2013

Costa launched International Composting Awareness Week Australia (ICAW) 2013 during the CORE Mulch Farmers Get Together on Friday 15th February at CANA Community Farm in the Sydney region. The event was organised to explain CORE’s background and present its vision for a sustainable agriculture to the farmers’ community. CORE promotes mulch, which would have been otherwise sent to landfill, to regenerate soils and reduce weeds.
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CORE Lunchroom Movie & Organic Lunch

In honour of National Organic Week (NOW) Australia, CORE organised an organic lunch on Thursday, 24 October 2012 for the CORE Team. The movie Food Inc., a documentary that examines corporate food issues and food security, was shown during the lunch!
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CORE has initiated a Greenhouse Gas Inventory to analyse its carbon footprint!

The total carbon inventory calculated for CORE is 155 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (TCO2e) for 2011/12. Approximately 99% of the business’s carbon footprint is from air travel.
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The fifth annual Compost Ball, a success!

The fifth annual Compost Ball took place on Saturday 2nd June in Dee Why, Sydney, and was a great success!
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