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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. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Aug 2020

Gutwein Fails to Act on Recycling Crisis

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Aug 2019

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

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July started in Western Australia with 40 people, and has now grown to be a worldwide movement that includes over 1 million participants.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Aug 2017

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Mar 2017

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Oct 2016

NSW Embraces Cash for Containers

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Oct 2016

Scouts Back Greens' Call for Cash For Containers

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Oct 2016

Tasmania Must Unite With Other States and Implement Container Deposit Scheme

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2016