Containers for change looks to expand

Containers for change looks to expand

8 November 2022 Queensland’s popular Containers for Change program could soon be expanded to include glass wine and spirit bottles to ramp up recycling, put money back into the pockets of Queenslanders and charities, and protect the state’s environment and great...
Rethinking waste this National Recycling Week

Rethinking waste this National Recycling Week

  7 November 2022 National Recycling Week was founded by Planet Ark in 1996 as an opportunity for Australians to take waste and recycling into their own hands by improving their recycling knowledge and building better recycling habits. This National Recycling...
National Recycling Week

National Recycling Week

National Recycling Week 2022 runs from 7 – 13 November as a reminder to all Australians that Waste isn’t Waste until it’s Wasted. National Recycling Week (NRW) is one of Planet Ark’s flagship campaigns and every year aims to educate and empower...
Container for Change scheme has recycled 5 billion bottles!

Container for Change scheme has recycled 5 billion bottles!

© Canva NFP More than $500 million has gone back into the pockets of Queenslanders with the Palaszczuk Government announcing five billion containers have been refunded through its popular Containers for Change scheme. Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon said...

Do you have FOGO? Well, you will soon…

  25 November 2021 YOLO so why not FOGO?   Don’t worry, it’s not related to FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), and only tenuously linked to ScoMo, whose Federal Government is overseeing the rollout… introducing FOGO – the Food Organics Garden Organics bin. This new...
LGAQ Should Put Focus on Household Waste Reductions, Not Waste Levy

LGAQ Should Put Focus on Household Waste Reductions, Not Waste Levy

By Toby Hutcheon, Boomerang Alliance In the three years since the waste levy was introduced in Queensland, waste levels have reduced in the business and construction sectors. There have not been comparable reductions from the municipal sector, a sector that is exempt...

Avoid waste in the first place!

As a result of efforts made by Wildlife Queensland and the Boomerang Alliance, we have seen some light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to recycling and plastic reductions. Environmental election promises One of the key things the Morrison Government has...

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