The Latest News about our Campaigns

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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Container Refund Schemes - Charity and NFP Charter

We believe that the primary objectives of a Container Refund Scheme (CRS) should include: Grow community benefits by providing sustainable income to charities and other...
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Qld introduces plastic ban into parliament

The Queensland Government today tabled legislation to ban plastic takeaway straws, stirrers, cutlery, plates and bowls. The legislation will now go to a Parliamentary Committee for...
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We welcome Cafes reopening - but not more plastics

Boomerang Alliance has welcomed the reopening of cafes and restaurants, as long as they are COVID-safe. We are concerned that reverting to single-use plastic food...
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VICTORIAN TRIAL SAVES OVER 25,000 PLASTIC ITEMS

In October 2019, Glen Eira City Council in Victoria engaged The Boomerang Alliance to conduct a single-use plastic reduction trial as part of our Plastic Free Places program. The...
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SA Single-Use Plastic Ban Introduced to Parliament

Today we welcome the tabling of South Australia's 'Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Bill 2020', which prohibits the sale, supply and distribution of certain...
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NSW Cleaning up Our Act Discussion paper

REDUCING SINGLE USE PLASTICS IN NEW SOUTH WALES: You spoke - will they listen? The NSW government released a discussion paper Cleaning Up Our Act:...
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Covid-19 Guide to sustainable takeaway packaging options

 Dealing with COVID-19 Shut Down: How takeaway food and drink services can be plastic free With the lockdown, many cafes are switching to takeaway and delivery...
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Boomerang Alliance Newsletter March 2020

Boomerang’s Director, Jeff Angel attended the National Plastic Summit recently and reports some momentum on action was evident, but current commitments are unlikely to be...
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