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NSW RETURN AND EARN SCHEME - One year on, one BILLION containers recycled

The achievement of one billion containers recycled in one year through the NSW Return and Earn container deposit scheme and an almost doubling of the...
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Which Victorian political parties support 10 cent container refunds?

Boomerang Alliance sent an open letter to the leaders of all Victorian parties, asking them to commit to the introduction of a Container Deposit Scheme (CDS)...
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1.4 million plastic items removed - Plastic Free Noosa

Plastic Free Noosa Removes 1.4 million Plastic Takeaway Items It's official!  Boomerang Alliance's Plastic Free Noosa program has successfully eliminated more than 1.4 million items...
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Enoch invites QLD to 'Cash In Your Containers'

QLD GOVERNMENT MEDIA RELEASE - It's time to cash in your containers Queensland, get your cans and bottles ready – Queensland’s container refund scheme, Containers...
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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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