Food waste solution in second phase

RHYS PEMBERTON A partnership between the Gold Coast City Council and local restaurant Café Catalina to reduce landfill will move into its second phase this month. With an estimated 60,000 tonnes of food wasted annually on the Gold Coast, the … [Read more...]

Youths struggling with unemployment

RHYS PEMBERTON “I don’t know why people don’t want to hire me”. Leonor Aguila, a 22-year-old job seeker on the Gold Coast, has been looking for a job since graduating high school at the end of 2013. Moving from one volunteer position to another, Ms … [Read more...]

Seaside scavenge tackles plastic waste

RHYS PEMBERTON It gives beach-combing a whole new meaning: 2,427 cigarettes and 69kg of rubbish was picked up this month at the 'Seaside Scavenge' in Coolangatta.  The Travelling Trash Troupe -- a consortium of not-for-profit organisations … [Read more...]