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Waste, dumping and litter

  • Littering and illegal dumping

    How you can help reduce the damage litter and illegal dumping is causing.

  • Plastic bag ban

    Littered plastic bags cost Queenslanders over $4 million a year in clean-up costs and pose real threats to land and marine environments. Find out how you can help reduce this waste.

  • Container Refund Scheme

    Anyone who returns an empty eligible drink container to an approved container refund point, will receive a 10-cent refund, under the Container Refund Scheme.

  • Waste and chemical disposal

    Find out strategies to manage waste disposal to limit harm to the environment.

  • Operation TORA

    The Operation TORA compliance program targets licensed and unlicensed waste operators who are not complying with their environmental obligations.


Investigation into the Transport of Waste into Queensland

The Queensland Government has commissioned an independent investigation into the transport of waste into Queensland. Retired Supreme Court Judge, the Honourable Peter Lyons QC will lead the independent investigation.


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Last updated
20 February 2018
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