Gecko Recycling Initiatives

Gecko Recycling Initiatives

Gecko Recycle Scheme for hard to recycle items is coming to fruition. These items are Household Batteries, CDs & DVDs, Printer Cartridges, and Mobile Phones, which currently end up in the council tip. This program is designed to place a Hard to Recycle container in every shopping centre so such items can be safely disposed of and a volunteer will empty the container on a regular basis.

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Citizen Science Activities

Citizen Science Activities

Citizen Science Activities – Become Involved Citizen science is about the community participating in scientific research. Its key objective is to make science more accessible for the community and to produce valuable information for scientific research. To be involved in citizen science you don’t need a science degree. Citizen scientists work with scientists or within a scientific framework to achieve scientific goals. Citizen science involves […]

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E-Waste Recycle

E-Waste Recycle

Currumbin Special School teacher, Toby Osborne, has started an inspiring programme which provides learning
opportunities to hone the employment skills and social skills development for the students. The programme
commenced in June 2018 after some months of setup and has met with resounding success with the students.

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Meetings

Meetings

Meet you @ Gecko House Bi-Monthly General Meeting. Gecko holds a General Meeting on the second Wednesday of every second month (from February onwards) at…

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Climate Action Network

Climate Action Network

Meeting the challenges of climate change. Gold Coast Climate Action Network – GCCAN, is a network of community based climate action groups supporting the narrative…

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Recycling

Recycling

Recycling those Difficult to Recycle Items Household Batteries, Printer Cartridges, Mobile Phones, CD’s and DVD’s and E-Waste are all toxic to the environment when dumped…

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2018 is A Year for War on Waste

2018 is A Year for War on Waste

2018 will be an exciting year for the war in waste! July 1 a container deposit scheme will be launched as well as a ban on single use plastic bags.

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Rising Blue Line

Rising Blue Line

This temporary installation in Winders park next to Gecko House was an artistic expression of sea level rise and how our grandchildren will experience rising tides by the end of this century. Held on the banks of the beautiful Currumbin Creek during the SWELL Sculpture Festival, 8th to 17th September 2017.

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Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise affects us all. For many regions of the world with coastal populations and major coastal cities, sea level rise will have a…

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Keep E-Waste out of Landfill

Keep E-Waste out of Landfill

What is E-Waste: If it plugs in or is battery run and will fit into a Tea Chest sized box, Gecko can recycle it. Small electronic equipment including hairdryers, computers, laptops, notebooks, printers, electronic games, mobile phones and their cables, keyboards, batteries, chargers and accessories.

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