Local Business Heroes fighting Planet Plastic!

Last week an article titled Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made was published in the Science Advances Journal. The authors calculated the total amount of plastic ever made and put the number at 8.3 billion tonnes. Disturbingly, the authors conclude that if current production and waste management trends continue, roughly 12…

McLaren Vale Farmers support local causes whilst earning a rebate

It's been ten months since Sustaining Endeavour launched its Recycling and Rebate Service with Regional Supply Store Partner, McLaren Vale Irrigation, MVI with impressive returns back to the region: As at the end of April 34 tonnes of old polyethylene dripperline and vine guards have been collected from, or have been…

Making recycling a practical option for Irrigation Australia Members

Sustaining Endeavour has recently contributed an article to the Autumn 2017 Issue of of Irrigation Australia's quarterly journal. Irrigation Australia is Australia’s peak national organisation representing the Australian irrigation industry in all sectors from water users, consultants, designers and installers through to educational institutions, government, manufacturers and retailers. The article outlines…

A Solid Start in the McLaren Vale

Progress to Date as at Mid October   After fifteen weeks of operation in the beautiful McLaren Vale region of South Australia, Sustaining Endeavour has made solid progress by: Establishing a recycling and rebate service available through McLaren Vale Irrigation as a regional partner. Facilitating pick-up of almost twenty tonnes…

Sustaining Endeavour Launches in the Barossa

Sustaining Endeavour are preparing to offer a recycling and rebate service to growers in the Barossa region for their old polypipe and GroGuard VineGuards. Growers interested in the service are asked to ensure that: Old polypipe is separated from wire before being tightly recoiling using a recoiling machine (not by…