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The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

Waste, dumping and litter

  • 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.

Featured

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
4 October 2017
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