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VIC Single Use Plastics Ban

  The next State to introduce a single use plastics phase out is Victoria, scheduled for February 2023.
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Environment Groups call for Mandated Targets on Plastics

National plastic reduction, recycling, and reuse targets for 2025 will not be met unless the next Commonwealth Government acts to ensure their delivery.
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NT Plastics and Recycling Move Up a Gear

The release of the Northern Territory Circular Economy Strategy is a welcome step up, to grow recycling and curb plastic pollution. The Territory’s management of...
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All Plastic Bags in the Firing Line

The move by Woolworths to remove its 15c heavier weight bags from its WA stores is the welcome outcome of Western Australia’s advanced Plastic Plan....
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Policy Recommendations: SA Election March 2022

South Australians go to the polls on 19 March. The Boomerang Alliance have called on all political parties to support an expansion of the container...
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Plastic Pollution Treaty takes a big step

The 174 nations including Australia get a big tick for agreeing to develop a global plastic pollution treaty. The resolution coming out of negotiations in Nairobi...
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Tas Container Refunds Bill – more delay?

Environment groups are urging that the forthcoming debate on Tasmania’s drink container refund law progress rapidly through the State Parliament and not suffer further delays....
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Wine Bottlers should join Container Refund Schemes

Wine and spirits bottlers should join the container refund by the beginning of 2023. Frankly it is an embarrassment that they are not already part of...
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Boomerang Alliance urges NT Government to ban single use plastics

In our submission on the Northern Territory Draft Circular Economy Strategy 2022-27, the Boomerang Alliance has welcomed the NT Government seeking to develop a circular...
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Plastic Bans Move up a Gear

With Queensland and South Australia, announcing consultations on their next stage bans on up to 20 single use plastic items, the race is on to...
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