The Latest News about our Campaigns

National plan for soft plastics recycling released

Australia urgently needs a national plan to tackle the soft plastics crisis and the Boomerang Alliance is releasing its proposed product stewardship scheme to mandate...
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Restaurants should stop serving in disposable foodware

Dine-in restaurants in Australia should be banned from serving food and drink in disposable packaging.
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Submission: Inquiry into the impacts of plastic pollution in Australia’s oceans and waterways

Boomerang Alliance submitted a joint submission to House of Representatives Standing Committee Inquiry into the impacts of plastic pollution in Australia’s oceans and waterways with Total Environment Centre and...
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Massive support for Wine/Spirit Bottles in CDS-New Poll

The Total Environment Centre have published an OMNIPOLL survey that shows that 9 in 10 Australians support the inclusion of wine and spirit bottles in...
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REDcycle Collapse Exposes Packaging Industry Flaws

The collapse of the REDcycle soft plastics recycling scheme and "secret stockpiling" has revealed deeper problems that must be fixed if the community is to...
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ABC Illawarra - Interview with Jeff Angel

Jeff Angel discussed the Container Deposit Scheme expansion and the REDcycle soft plastic recycling collapse with Melinda James from ABC Illawarra.
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Container Refund Scheme Expansion - States Line up

With NSW, the ACT, SA and Qld announcing proposed extension of the 10c refund schemes and more jurisdictions to follow – the Boomerang Alliance of...
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Stopping Plastic Pollution: Urgent focus for Environment Ministers at first meeting

     The Boomerang Alliance and its allies are calling on the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments to step up action to phase-out polluting single-use...
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Single-use coffee cups on the agenda

Leading Australian environmental groups have urged federal and state governments to target coffee cup pollution, when Australia’s environment ministers meet on Friday 21 October.
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Drink Container Refund expansion - an essential move

Environment, resource recovery and retail industry groups today welcomed NSW government support to increase the types of drinks and containers that will be covered by...
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