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Recycling Scheme Model Welcome 

The Greens welcome the Government’s announcement of the model for a Container Refund Scheme.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Feb 2021


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Industry-run container deposit scheme a worst-case scenario for Tasmania

The Greens are calling on the Tasmanian Government to rule out handing control of the container deposit scheme to the beverage industry. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Aug 2020


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Gutwein Fails to Act on Recycling Crisis

Last Friday, the company that collects recyclables from five southern councils, SKM Recycling, was declared insolvent.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Aug 2019


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Tasmania lagging behind on Cash for Containers scheme

The welcome news that Queensland has green-lit a container deposit scheme highlights the poor state of recycling in Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  6 Sep 2017


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Strong Council Support for Cash for Containers Scheme

The Greens congratulate Kingborough Council on joining West Coast, Clarence and Launceston City Councils in their support for a container deposit scheme.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Mar 2017


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Liberal and Labor Both Fail Cash for Containers Test

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

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Oct 2016


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NSW Embraces Cash for Containers

NSW residents will get 10 cents back on eligible drinks containers from 1st July next year, joining South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Oct 2016


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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