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Qld Plastic Ban Tour 2021

Information sessions for community groups who use disposable single-use packaging to learn how to comply with the QLD Plastic Ban.
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The end of plastic collectibles welcomed

Today’s announcement by Coles that it will no longer give out free plastic collectible toys to shoppers is a welcome recognition of their cost in...
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Plastic bans forge ahead

In an eventful weekend for plastic pollution when two states announced bans on single use items - WA jumped ahead of the pack.
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NSW takes major steps on plastic and waste

The release of the Plastics and Waste Policies will move the state into a new era of pollution reduction and recycling.
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NSW dawdles on plastic

What has South Australia, Queensland, the ACT, Western Australia and Victoria done – that NSW hasn’t? Ban single use plastic items that are polluting our...
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NSW non-existent plastic pollution policy shame

The failure of NSW to have a policy to reduce plastic pollution and waste will be under the spotlight at today’s Parliamentary hearing into the...
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ABC News Radio: 'Plastic pact' does not go far enough

Major supermarket chains and multinational brands are among more than 60 organisations to sign up to a long-awaited pact to reduce plastic waste across Australia...
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Plastic Pact – don’t get too excited. Plan B released.

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is launching the ANZPAC Plastic Pact today, a collaborative collaborative solution that brings together key players behind a shared vision...
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Tasmania set to act on Plastics in next Term of Parliament

Most States and Territories in Australia having passed laws or proposed laws to reduce their single use plastics. Tasmania is one of the few exceptions....
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National phase-out problem single use plastics now on the cards

Commonwealth, State and Territory Environment Ministers have, at last, formally supported the phase-out certain single use, problem plastics. Their list for phase-out includes lightweight plastics...
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