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Plastic pollution

Australia’s environment ministers will meet on 8 November to decide the future of recycling in Australia and discuss urgent action on plastic pollution. Wildlife Queensland sent a letter of recommendations to Minister Enoch.

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Plastic Free July

1 July 2019 marks the one-year anniversary of the ban on single-use lightweight plastic bags in Queensland, the start of the state government’s waste levy and Plastic Free July.

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Turtle with plastic bag

Wildlife Queensland took over the Plastic Bag Free Queensland campaign from Queensland Conservation Council in January 2015 and with our colleagues, the Boomerang Alliance who focused on a container refund scheme for bottles and cans, set about lobbying for both a plastic bag ban and container refund scheme. Our Single-use Plastic Free Queensland campaign has gained widespread support and seen some extremely positive wins for wildlife…

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