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Could disease-carrying bacteria on plastics spell problems for human health?

Studies from the University of Stirling have found dangerous pathogens 'hitch-hiking' on plastic litter and microplastics washed up on beaches around Scotland. The discovery of...
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NSW ALP announce welcome commitments to reducing plastic pollution

The NSW ALP waste and recycling policy released today is a substantial set of commitments that will make a big difference to our recycling crisis...
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OUR NEW WA PLASTIC FREE PROJECT LAUNCHES IN TOWN OF BASSENDEAN, PERTH

  It’s official! The Town of Bassendean in Perth is going plastic free, after the public launch of Boomerang Alliance’s Plastic Free Places program this...
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Woolworths take on Coles with 'almost' PLASTIC-FREE collectables

Woolworths have come out swinging against Coles with a new plastic-free collectable campaign. Shortly after the launch of the Stikeez promotion, featuring fresh produce characters...
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Yes really! Coles are launching ANOTHER plastic collectables promotion

Fresh from their divisive Little Shop promotion, Coles are launching a new series of 'collectable' figurines, Stikeez - posing yet ANOTHER unnecessary plastic assault on...
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BA calls on NSW political parties to act on plastic pollution

In the lead-up to the State election, NSW has the opportunity to lead Australia in reducing the plastic pollution of our environment...but it has some catching...
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Multinationals join new plastic-free home delivery service

Multinational giants including Unilever, PepsiCo, Nestlé, Danone, Coca Cola and Procter and Gamble have signed up to a new plastic-free home delivery service in a game-changing development. Powered...
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Stormwater Pollution: Safeguarding the link to our waterways

When it comes to the routes by which plastic waste escapes into our waterways and oceans, Craig Rothleitner believes Australians buy into a false misconception....
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NSW RETURN AND EARN SCHEME - One year on, one BILLION containers recycled

The achievement of one billion containers recycled in one year through the NSW Return and Earn container deposit scheme and an almost doubling of the...
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Which Victorian political parties support 10 cent container refunds?

Boomerang Alliance sent an open letter to the leaders of all Victorian parties, asking them to commit to the introduction of a Container Deposit Scheme (CDS)...
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