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Victorian Cash for Containers Scheme announced
The Victorian Government’s decision on how the state’s container deposit system (CDS) will operate is a good and wise decision, the Boomerang Alliance of 53...
Bans on Single Use Plastics must occur in next Tas Parliament
The Boomerang Alliance of 53 national, state and local NGOs has called on political parties in the Tasmanian Election to commit to the introduction of...
Queensland Bans Plastic Takeaway items
In an historic decision, the Queensland Parliament unanimously passed the Waste Reduction and Recycling (Plastic Items) Amendment Bill 2020 today to ban certain single use...
Commonwealth Plastic Plan Announced
The Commonwealth National Plastics Plan is a substantial effort with some new stand out actions, the Boomerang Alliance of 53 NGO said today. “Significant new...
Battle for the best recycling
Stand up for the top scheme, not the one corporations want, says Jeff Angel.
Qld CDS operator under legal pressure
The operator of the Qld 10c Refund Scheme for drink bottles and cans Container Exchange, is being sued for up to $19.5million, according to its...
Recycling Plastic Waste
Where does plastic recycling stand in Australia now? Have we become complacent during the days and months of Covid? Are we merely wasting our time...
We can’t let big beverage contaminate Victoria’s container deposit scheme
As the last mainland state in Australia to introduce a container deposit scheme (CDS), Victoria has an opportunity to make a real difference. The state’s...
Give the gift of Plastic-Free this Christmas
Many supporters contact Boomerang Alliance at this time of year seeking green ideas for Christmas. This year we have put our focus on gifts that...
Western Australian plastics plan released
The Western Australian Government released its Plan for Plastics yesterday. The plan sets out the government's plastics reduction plans for the 2020-26 period. More immediate plans...