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Wildlife Queensland and the Boomerang Alliance of 56 NGOs have welcomed the announcement of consultation on a second nation-leading tranche of single-use plastic items to be banned in Queensland. These items include problem plastics habitually littered or landfilled and polluting the marine environment. 

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Containers for Change

Containers for Change, Queensland’s container refund scheme, was introduced on 1 November 2018 to help clean up our state. The scheme aims to increase recycling rates and reduce litter by encouraging Queenslanders to exchange eligible drink containers for a 10 cent refund. As members and supporters of Wildlife Queensland know we were a strong advocate …

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Next to plastic bags and containers, plastic bottle tops are one of the top polluters of the oceans and environment. Find out about an innovative new use for plastic tops and how you can get involved.

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Containers for Change

More than 440 million containers have been returned in the first six months of Queensland’s container refund scheme.

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