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Gutwein Fails to Act on Recycling Crisis

Media Release - Last Friday, the company that collects recyclables from five southern councils, SKM Recycling, was declared insolvent. Without an immediate intervention, this means kerbside recycling from those councils will be destined for landfill.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 8 Aug 2019

Tasmania lagging behind on Cash for Containers scheme

Media Release - The welcome news that Queensland has green-lit a container deposit scheme (CDS) for disposable cans and bottles highlights the poor state of recycling in Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins - 6 Sep 2017

Plastic Free July

Parliamentary Activity - Andrea Dawkins MP to move -That the House -1.     Recognise the recently completed ‘Plastic Free July’, an initiative that aims to raise awareness of the amount of plastic in our lives by encouraging people to eliminate the use of single-...

Andrea Dawkins - 9 Aug 2017

Strong Council Support for Cash for Containers Scheme

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens' Local Government spokespersonThe Greens congratulate Kingborough Council on joining West Coast, Clarence and Launceston City Councils in their support for a statewide container deposit scheme.

- 28 Mar 2017

Liberal and Labor Both Fail Cash for Containers Test

Media Release - It was extremely disappointing the Liberal and Labor Parties would not support the Greens' Motion to implement a state-based cash for containers scheme.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 Oct 2016

NSW Embraces Cash for Containers

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokespersonNSW residents will get 10 cents back on eligible drinks containers from 1st July next year, following the NSW Government’s introduction of Container Deposit Scheme legislation into their...

- 12 Oct 2016

Scouts Back Greens' Call for Cash For Containers

Media Release - 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 - 9 Oct 2016

Tasmania Must Unite With Other States and Implement Container Deposit Scheme

Parliamentary Activity - Tuesday 24 May 2016Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes that the Senate Environment and Communications Committee report calls for the introduction of Container Deposit Schemes across the nation to eliminate...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 24 May 2016