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Litter Amendment Bill 2018

It is part of a package that needs to occur to send a clear message and to set a culture in Tasmania that supports a clean, green brand.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019

State Government should build on single-use plastics by-law

The decision by Hobart City Council to pass a by-law that will phase-out and then end single-use takeaway plastics welcome news.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Mar 2019

Plastic Free July

The focus of the event is on creating awareness of the issues surrounding plastic, particularly single-use plastic, providing alternatives and solutions, and encouraging new habits.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Aug 2017

Congratulations to Bronwyn Kidd

Bronwyn’s successful idea, and emerging small business - Sustomi - is based on the principle of reducing plastic use for food storage, with the use of beeswax food wraps in place of single use plastics.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 May 2017

Liberal and Labor Both Fail Cash for Containers Test

Across Australia, approximately 15 000 bottles and cans are littered or thrown into landfill every minute, amounting to an incredible 8 billion containers each year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Oct 2016

Scouts Back Greens' Call for Cash For Containers

We were delighted to join Scouts Tasmania's Chief Commissioner, Michael Hovington, and members of local scout troops on Kingston Beach today to call on the government to legislate a container deposit scheme in Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Oct 2016

Senate Reports Plastics Pollution in Our Oceans Alarming

The Senate Environment and Communications Committee has released a landmark report into the causes and impacts of marine plastic pollution in our waterways and oceans.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

State CDL Scheme Needed

On Clean Up Australia Day the Greens have highlighted the need for a state-based container deposit scheme.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  1 Mar 2015