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Queensland launch 10 cent container refunds

Boomerang Alliance welcomes the next state, Queensland, to introduce a 10 cent container refund scheme. This means that, with Western Australia and the ACT to...
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EU backs directive to ban single-use plastics

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed legislation to cull a range of single-use plastics with readily available alternatives, by 2021. Image credit: Horia Varlan (Wiki)...
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Microplastic discovered in humans for first time

New findings have discovered microplastic in humans for the first time.  
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Queensland Container Refunds starts Nov 1

The Queensland Container Deposit Scheme commences on Thursday, November 1st 2018.  Is your organisation ready to share in the benefits of the scheme? 
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Noosa Tri Takes a Sustainable Step Forward

NOOSA TRIATHLON MEDIA RELEASE: 23 October, 2018 In an exciting new initiative, the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival has joined the circular economy, with fully...
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IAN KIERNAN: HEROIC, DETERMINED, INSPIRING

MEDIA RELEASE: 17 October, 2018 Today's passing of Ian Kiernan is a great loss to the Australian community.  Boomerang Alliance Director, Jeff Angel, reflects on...
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BA to run WA CTC program with Town of Bassendean

MEDIA RELEASE - 9 October 2018 Boomerang Alliance has taken the first step to bring its highly successful Communities Taking Control (CTC) program to WA...
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2025 National Packaging Targets – is it enough?

Business, industry and the not-for-profit sector joined the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation* (APCO) in Melbourne on September 26th to mark the official announcement of the...
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War On Waste - What can Australia learn from Norway?

Norway is often billed as a guiding light in the international war on plastic waste. With their container deposit scheme frequently reported as ‘the best...
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Justin Field, Greens: 'NSW enviro platform a joke!'

Hitting the beach with his two year-old son Banjo, NSW Greens MP Justin Field had a horrifying realization.  ‘I grew up on the beach picking...
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