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1.4 million plastic items removed - Plastic Free Noosa

Plastic Free Noosa Removes 1.4 million Plastic Takeaway Items It's official!  Boomerang Alliance's Plastic Free Noosa program has successfully eliminated more than 1.4 million items...
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Enoch invites QLD to 'Cash In Your Containers'

QLD GOVERNMENT MEDIA RELEASE - It's time to cash in your containers Queensland, get your cans and bottles ready – Queensland’s container refund scheme, Containers...
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Queensland launch 10 cent container refunds

Boomerang Alliance welcomes the next state, Queensland, to introduce a 10 cent container refund scheme. This means that, with Western Australia and the ACT to...
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EU backs directive to ban single-use plastics

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed legislation to cull a range of single-use plastics with readily available alternatives, by 2021.
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Microplastic discovered in humans for first time

New findings have discovered microplastic in humans for the first time.  
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Queensland Container Refunds starts Nov 1

The Queensland Container Deposit Scheme commences on Thursday, November 1st 2018.  Is your organisation ready to share in the benefits of the scheme? 
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Noosa Tri Takes a Sustainable Step Forward

NOOSA TRIATHLON MEDIA RELEASE: 23 October, 2018 In an exciting new initiative, the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival has joined the circular economy, with fully...
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IAN KIERNAN: HEROIC, DETERMINED, INSPIRING

MEDIA RELEASE: 17 October, 2018 Today's passing of Ian Kiernan is a great loss to the Australian community.  Boomerang Alliance Director, Jeff Angel, reflects on...
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BA to run WA CTC program with Town of Bassendean

MEDIA RELEASE - 9 October 2018 Boomerang Alliance has taken the first step to bring its highly successful Communities Taking Control (CTC) program to WA...
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2025 National Packaging Targets – is it enough?

Business, industry and the not-for-profit sector joined the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation* (APCO) in Melbourne on September 26th to mark the official announcement of the...
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