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Waste reduction initiatives

  • 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.


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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5 July 2018
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