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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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NSW EPA supports disposable polluting plastics

In a seriously short sighted move, the NSW Environment Protection Authority has breached the Parliament’s ban on plastic bowls and plates, by exempting such disposable...
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Boomerang Alliance congratulates Western Australia on Plastic Bans

July 1, 2022, marks the first day the ban on certain polluting single use plastics in Western Australia is implemented. It means that heavyweight plastics...
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ACT acts on fake green ‘’degradable’’ plastics

Today’s announcement by the ACT government that all oxodegradable plastics which have been polluting the environment for many years are now banned, was welcomed today...
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Queensland steps forward on polluting heavyweight plastics bags & coffee cups

The decision by the Queensland Government to ban all disposable plastic shopping bags steps up the attack on polluting single use plastic items, with the...
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Not happy Jan: dumped Yellow Pages a "waste of paper"

Do you still use the hard copy of the Yellow Pages? The majority of Australians use the internet to find the contact details of local...
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A call for national standard for reusable shopping bags

Director of Boomerang Alliance, Jeff Angel had a conversation with Scott Levi from ABC Central Coast Breakfast about the need for reusable shopping bags national...
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Jeff Angel discussed single use plastics ban with Hilary Harper

Jeff Angel's interview with Hilary Harper from Life Matters, ABC RN
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