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South Australia – next steps on single-use plastics ban

The Boomerang Alliance of 56 NGOs has welcomed the release of a public discussion paper (Turning the Tide on Single Use Plastics 2021) on more...
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Queensland Expanding Single-Use Plastics Ban

The Boomerang Alliance of 56 NGOs has welcomed the announcement of consultation on a second nation leading tranche of single use plastic items to be...
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Container Refunds now law in VIC

Last night the Victorian Parliament passed a new law to set up drink bottle and can refunds (CDS) to stop the litter and maximise recycling....
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ABC Breakfast - Big W Flouts QLD Plastic Ban

In a shocking exercise of corporate irresponsibility, BIG W has continued to sell banned single-use plastics in Queensland. They have greenwashed previous one-off items as...
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Industry Packaging Covenant admits failure on national targets

Industry based Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) released a major review today but almost all of Australia's key packaging waste and recycling targets are on the...
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ALP Container Refund Inquiry - dangerous waste of time

The reasons the Tasmanian ALP have given for an Upper House inquiry into the Container Refund Scheme Bill, don’t stack up.
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At last! NSW moves on plastic ban

NSW is now starting to catch up with other states with legislation introduced into Parliament this week to ban a range of single use plastic...
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Qld Plastic Ban Tour 2021

Information sessions for community groups who use disposable single-use packaging to learn how to comply with the QLD Plastic Ban.
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Big W flouts QLD Plastic Ban

In a shocking exercise of corporate irresponsibility, BIG W has continued to sell banned single-use plastics in Queensland. They have greenwashed previous one-off items as...
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Boag gets it wrong on Container Deposit Scheme

Claims by James Boag's Brewery that the scheme selected for Tasmania’s container deposit scheme (CDS) on drink containers will lead to higher than necessary prices...
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