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NSW RETURN AND EARN - One year on...

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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ANOTHER dead whale - is this a new normal?

The discovery of a dead 31ft sperm whale with 6kgs of plastic in its stomach off the coast of Indonesia is further indication of the...
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Which VIC political parties support 10 cents 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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QLD councils support helium balloon ban

The Boomerang Alliance and Wildlife Queensland have welcomed decisions made at the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Annual Conference to support a state ban...
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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.
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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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