Butt Free Australia is a national cigarette butt litter reduction campaign managed by KESAB environmental solutions. KESAB is not-for-profit organisation with a primary focus of litter education, resource recovery and recycling and environmental sustainability.
The lessons and outcomes from our very first major campaign “Drop Something Sport” remain relevant; engage and empower the community to have a passion about the environment that we all share.
KESAB environmental solutions today has a depth of experience in a broad range of environmentally based initiatives. This expertise is continuously accessed by a partnership base of organisations across government and private enterprise.
KESAB is recognised by its peers as having expertise in the following areas:
• litter management - policy, practices, programs
• waste and/or resource management - policy, practices, audits
• litter/waste management - research, measurement, benchmarking
• environmental/sustainability management - communication, education
• local government education partnerships
• land or facility management
• information and resources development
• skills and experience relevant to cigarette butt litter reduction
To view information on KESAB’s people please go to http://kesab.asn.au/ourpeople.html and to http://kesab.asn.au/kesabboard.html for information on the KESAB Board.
John Phillips has been the Executive Director of KESAB environmental solutions since 1988. He has over 25 years experience working with government, business and the community, focusing on social management and change initiatives, education, engagement and environmental sustainability.
John has extensive understanding and knowledge of community engagement and education, waste management processes, and the development and implementation of initiatives through partnerships. He is also widely experienced in applying state and local government policies and strategies to community education and action. John has served on numerous waste & resources boards and advisory bodies. He is a Life Governor of Apex Australia.
John was a Butt Free Australia Trustee since inception and was appointed a Director in August 2010.