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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...