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Qld Plastic Ban Tour 2021

Information sessions for community groups who use disposable single-use packaging to learn how to comply with the QLD Plastic Ban.
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Boag gets it wrong on Container Deposit Scheme

Claims by James Boag's Brewery that the scheme selected for Tasmania’s container deposit scheme (CDS) on drink containers will lead to higher than necessary prices...
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The Great Plastic Rescue

A solution for Excess Plastics Packaging in Queensland after 1 September 2021 Queensland ban starts today! From 1 September 2021 these plastic items cannot be...
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The end of plastic collectibles welcomed

Today’s announcement by Coles that it will no longer give out free plastic collectible toys to shoppers is a welcome recognition of their cost in...
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Plastic bans forge ahead

In an eventful weekend for plastic pollution when two states announced bans on single use items - WA jumped ahead of the pack.
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NSW takes major steps on plastic and waste

The release of the Plastics and Waste Policies will move the state into a new era of pollution reduction and recycling.
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NSW dawdles on plastic

What has South Australia, Queensland, the ACT, Western Australia and Victoria done – that NSW hasn’t? Ban single use plastic items that are polluting our...
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NSW non-existent plastic pollution policy shame

The failure of NSW to have a policy to reduce plastic pollution and waste will be under the spotlight at today’s Parliamentary hearing into the...
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ABC News Radio: 'Plastic pact' does not go far enough

Major supermarket chains and multinational brands are among more than 60 organisations to sign up to a long-awaited pact to reduce plastic waste across Australia...
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Plastic Pact – don’t get too excited. Plan B released.

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is launching the ANZPAC Plastic Pact today, a collaborative collaborative solution that brings together key players behind a shared vision...
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