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House of Assembly, Tasmania

Moving Away from Single Use Plastics

Today the Greens tabled the Waste and Resource Recovery Amendment (Single-Use Plastics) Bill 2022.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Jun 2022


Recycling, Plastic

Waste and Resource Recovery Amendment (Single-Use Plastics) Bill 2022

An Act to amend the Waste and Resource Recovery Act 2022 for the purpose of introducing restrictions on the use of single-use plastics.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Greens Bill  |  2 Jun 2022


Recycling, Plastic

Razor Gang Cuts to Environment

The Minister for Environment Roger Jaensch is responsible for devastating cuts of over $33.75 million in waste initiatives across the next four years.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2022


Waste, Pile of Rubbish

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019


Container Deposit Machine

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Mar 2019


Container Deposit Machine

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 8 billion containers each year.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Oct 2016


Container Deposit Machine

Scouts Back Greens' Call for Cash For Containers

We were delighted to join Scouts Tasmania today to call on the government to legislate a container deposit scheme in Tasmania.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Oct 2016


Container Deposit Machine

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