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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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South Australia bans single use plastic takeaway items – who’s next?

With South Australia, the first state to ban key single-use plastic items such as straws, cutlery and beverage stirrers - it’s now urgent other states...
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COMMUNITY GROUPS TAKE ON BEVERAGE GIANTS AS GOVERNMENT DECIDES WHO WILL RUN VICTORIA’S CONTAINER REFUND SCHEME

Community and environment groups with hundreds of thousands of members in Victoria are mobilising to stop beverage giants Lion and Coca Cola from taking control...
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SUPtember News

SUPtember: is a whole month dedicated to getting rid of Single Use Plastics (bad SUP’s) across Australia, as part of our Zero Plastic Pollution campaign - join in...
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Getting it right on container refunds

Already operating in most states, Victoria is the last to take a Container Refund Scheme (CRS) on board, but that puts it in the position...
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Plastic Free Townsville launches today

The Boomerang Alliance Plastic Free Townsville program was officially launched today (6 August, 2020) by Queensland Minister for the Environment, Leeanne Enoch. The program is...
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Tasmania backs the use of BYO Cups and Containers

One of the big concerns when COVID-19 restrictions were introduced was the likely increase in the amount of single-use packaging being used. Whilst not the...
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