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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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Major Supermarkets Must Switch to Only Reusable Bags

In the last two weeks both Coles and Woolworths have made announcements on future plans for heavyweight (approx. 55mcn) 15 cent plastic bags – which...
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Woolworths bag phase out – major step

The Boomerang Alliance has welcomed today’s announcement by Woolworths that they will phase-out their 15 cent heavyweight plastic bags within 12 months. These slightly thicker...
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Plastic Free Places hits 12.5 million pieces of Single Use Plastics Removed

In the five years since its inception, the Plastic Free Places (PFP) program, run by the Boomerang Alliance, has eliminated, or removed over 12.5 million...
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