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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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Wildlife Queensland calls on the Commonwealth Government to set a date to phase out single-use problem plastic takeaway items.

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Federal Election 2019

With just two weeks to go until the 2019 Australian federal election, early survey results suggest that the environment will be the deciding factor for many voters. Wildlife Queensland reports on the key environmental election issues.

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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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Balloons on beach

Wildlife Queensland calls on the State Government to ban the release of balloons and help save our wildlife. Find out how you can help.

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The Next Step: Against Waste

2018 was a stellar year for progress on plastic litter but there’s lots more to be done! Toby Hutcheon reports on Wildlife Queensland’s Next Steps: Against Waste.

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