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Qld Container Refund Scheme - Delay

The Queensland Government has extended the timeframe for the introduction of the state’s container refund scheme from 1 July to 1 November 2018.The date was...
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100 million containers returned!

Wow! In less than 3 months over 100 million containers have been collected by Return and Earn!  And as we predicted they are finding markets...
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A genuine bag ban in Victoria needs 5 mins of your time

This is an important call to action. We need you to respond to the Victorian government's "Reducing Plastic Pollution" Discussion Paper. It won't take more than a...
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The bumpy road to container deposit in NSW

The NSW Container Deposit Scheme (Return and Earn) started on 1 December.  It’s the first modern scheme in Australia (there are older systems in South...
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Qld Election: Who's acting to reduce plastic litter?

Boomerang Alliance asked political parties in Queensland about their policies on plastic litter and waste reductions. With a plastic bag ban and container refund scheme...
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Queensland Election - Our Policy Recommendations

The last three years in QLD have been significant for plastic reduction policies. A ban on plastic bags and a Container Refund Scheme are now law, with...
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Victoria will ban plastic bags - Where are you NSW?

Have you heard the news? Yesterday Premier Daniel Andrews announced that Victoria will ban single-use lightweight plastic bags. Thank you so much for supporting our...
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Another victory for the oceans!

We have some exciting news !!  Yesterday Premier Mark McGowan announced that Western Australia will ban plastic bags from July 2018. A time frame has...
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Beyond plastic pollution conference 2017

EARLY BIRD RATES END 15 SEP 2017 - REGISTER NOW! It's been called The Toxic Tide In 2017, the UN Environment Programme acknowledged the growing...
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Bag Ban & Container Refund Bill Becomes Law in Qld

  We welcome today the unanimous passage of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill through the Queensland Parliament. The bill confirms a Plastic Bag...
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