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Seabin Project: Sucking out plastic pollution and breathing life into the oceans

Pete Ceglinski, CEO and co-founder, Seabin Project Disillusioned by the rising level of plastic waste in the waters off Perth, Pete Ceglinski felt compelled to...
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Why Waste to Energy is not the solution

As Councils and Local Government authorities across Australia consider Waste to Energy as a solution to the current recycling crisis, Boomerang Alliance explains why burning...
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Recycling Crisis or Opportunity? Ministers have long way to go

27 April 2018:  Environment groups described today’s Environment Ministers’ meeting as a ‘work in progress’, with Ministers yet to prove that they have adequately responded...
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Waste to Energy - wrong way, go back!

The growing rush to incinerate recyclable materials in response to the current loss of export markets, is entirely the wrong way to go, the Boomerang...
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Letter to Environment Ministers

Dear Environment Minister, There has rarely been a more important meeting of environment ministers when it comes to waste and recycling.    
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Stop Australia becoming the dumping ground for microbeads

Next Friday 27 April 2018, our State and Federal Environment Ministers will meet to discuss crucial issues, including the introduction of a nationwide ban on...
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The Big Bottle tour around Victoria

After just two months, the NSW container deposit scheme is already collecting over 1.5 million containers a day. As the rest of Australia follows suit...
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Waste crisis: "the fear is palpable"

After years of relying on China to process our plastic rubbish into something useable, the new Chinese National Sword ban is set to have devastating...
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Last State to introduce Cash for Containers?

Container Deposit Schemes (CDS) operate or are about to be introduced in most States and Territories in Australia. South Australia has had a scheme in...
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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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