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Jon appeared recently on the ABC's War on Waste series to clear up some confusion around plastic bags. Jon Dee on the War on Waste – July 2017 - While he waits in the wings to perform the role of celebrity guest speaker at our Wildlife Matters: In a Climate of Change symposium in September, we thought we’d ask Jon Dee a few key questions on waste.
ban-wagon pic FEATURED Woolworths and Coles on the ‘ban-wagon’ – July 2017 - Though it appears the battle to ban lightweight plastic shopping bags has been won, Wildlife Queensland warns it is the first step only in winning the war on plastic waste.
Our position also was to call on the ban of degradable or biodegradable bags as these are designed to break down into small pieces and are therefore a threat to our wildlife. Push for Further Plastic Bans – July 2017 - As welcome as the Government’s introduction of a Bill to ban lightweight plastic bags and introduce a container deposit scheme has been, Wildlife Queensland joins other leading environmental groups in arguing for further bans on disposable plastics.
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