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REDcycle Collapse Exposes Packaging Industry Flaws

The collapse of the REDcycle soft plastics recycling scheme and "secret stockpiling" has revealed deeper problems that must be fixed if the community is to...
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ABC Illawarra - Interview with Jeff Angel

Jeff Angel discussed the Container Deposit Scheme expansion and the REDcycle soft plastic recycling collapse with Melinda James from ABC Illawarra.
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Container Refund Scheme Expansion - States Line up

With NSW, the ACT, SA and Qld announcing proposed extension of the 10c refund schemes and more jurisdictions to follow – the Boomerang Alliance of...
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Stopping Plastic Pollution: Urgent focus for Environment Ministers at first meeting

     The Boomerang Alliance and its allies are calling on the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments to step up action to phase-out polluting single-use...
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Single-use coffee cups on the agenda

Leading Australian environmental groups have urged federal and state governments to target coffee cup pollution, when Australia’s environment ministers meet on Friday 21 October.
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Drink Container Refund expansion - an essential move

Environment, resource recovery and retail industry groups today welcomed NSW government support to increase the types of drinks and containers that will be covered by...
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Help to ditch plastic scourge

Businesses will be able to get free advice from environment professionals as the city continues its push to phase out single-use plastics.
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Time to make a switch to reusable coffee cups

In the next two years plastic coffee cups and lids will be subjected to new rules across the European Union and the UK. Some countries...
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Plastic Free Champion shows the way for Top End foodies

Darwin’s cafes, restaurants and mobile food vendors are making a significant change to their takeaway menus to help reduce the problem of plastic waste.
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Queensland Container Refund Scheme under the microscope

Environmentalists today welcomed the forthcoming review of the state’s Container Refund Scheme, calling for root and branch assessment of the governance, consumer convenience and recycling...
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