The Latest News about our Campaigns

Commonwealth Plastic Plan Announced

The Commonwealth National Plastics Plan is a substantial effort with some new stand out actions, the Boomerang Alliance of 53 NGO said today. “Significant new...
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Battle for the best recycling

Stand up for the top scheme, not the one corporations want, says Jeff Angel.
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Qld CDS operator under legal pressure

The operator of the Qld 10c Refund Scheme for drink bottles and cans Container Exchange, is being sued for up to $19.5million, according to its...
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Recycling Plastic Waste

Where does plastic recycling stand in Australia now? Have we become complacent during the days and months of Covid? Are we merely wasting our time...
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We can’t let big beverage contaminate Victoria’s container deposit scheme

As the last mainland state in Australia to introduce a container deposit scheme (CDS), Victoria has an opportunity to make a real difference. The state’s...
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Give the gift of Plastic-Free this Christmas

Many supporters contact Boomerang Alliance at this time of year seeking green ideas for Christmas. This year we have put our focus on gifts that...
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Western Australian plastics plan released

The Western Australian Government released its Plan for Plastics yesterday. The plan sets out the government's plastics reduction plans for the 2020-26 period. More immediate plans...
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QLD Election: All key parties back plastics ban

In this Queensland election: Which party has the best policies on Plastics and Waste? When it comes to single-use plastics at least, the answer seems...
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Getting it right on container refunds in Tasmania

Already operating in most states, Tasmania is planning to implement a Container Refund Scheme (CRS) - so it can choose the best type of CRS....
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Submission to Recycling and Waste Bills 2020

Thank you for the opportunity to make a submission to these important bills. They have the potential to bring Australia’s treatment of waste into a...
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