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Scale of packaging mess revealed
In an unsurprising but nevertheless disturbing revelation, the Australian Packaging Covenant (APCO) has admitted today the national 2025 recycling and recycled content targets won’t be...
Cheers to QLD for move on wine, spirits in Container Refunds
The inclusion of glass wine and spirit bottles in Queensland’s container refund scheme is a significant move on glass recycling that should be mirrored by...
Ocean Bound plastic: More greenwash?
Ocean bound plastic refers to plastic usually collected from unregulated landfills, dumps or litter collected within 50 kms of the coast. The average person is...
Container refunds come to Victoria - finally - but challenges ahead
The announcement today of the Coordinator and Network Operators (NOs) for Victoria's Container Refund Scheme, marks the end of a very long effort spanning several...
Supermarkets released timid plan for soft plastics recycling
Today’s release by Coles, Woolworths and Aldi of a soft plastics "Roadmap to Restart" is an admission of failure over the last 5 years and...
The Briefing: The epic fail of our soft plastics recycling system
Australia's largest soft plastics recycling scheme REDcycle collapsed last November and last week the scheme was declared insolvent by the Supreme court. Soft plastics collected...
Supermarkets first step on soft plastics journey?
The commitment by Coles and Woolworths to manage the REDcycle soft plastic stockpile is hopefully, the start of a journey to recycling the vast bulk...
Queensland to Ban the Release of Lighter Than Air Balloons
The Queensland Government has introduced legislation to ban the release of lighter than air balloons. The ban is likely to be put into effect in...
How effective are reusable/"green" bags?
How often or long do we need to use green bags to make reusable bags actually environmentally friendly and how are they being recycled? Boomerang...
ABC News: Businesses not alone in move away from plastic
Cafes and restaurants are being pushed away from plastic, with single use plastic bans coming into force across the country. It can be an expensive...