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Waste reduction initiatives

  • Plastic pollution reduction

    Find out how you can help tackle plastic pollution.

  • 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.

  • Australian Packaging Covenant

    Learn how the Covenant aims to reduce the environmental impacts of consumer packaging.


Plastic pollution reduction

Find out how you can reduce your consumption of avoidable and single-use plastics.


WASTE NOTes Bulletin

To stay up to date on Queensland’s latest waste and recycling policies and news please subscribe to the WASTE NOTes Bulletin.


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31 August 2018
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