APCO June sustainability webinar series

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has today released the June schedule for its highly successful Weekly Community Webinar series....

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has today released the June schedule for its highly successful Weekly Community Webinar series. Launched in March, the webinars are designed to bring together professionals across the business, government and environmental communities and help the sustainable packaging community stay connected during lockdown. To date the...

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APCO launches weekly sustainability webinar series

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has launched a new sustainability webinar series to help industry professionals stay connected. The weekly...

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has launched a new sustainability webinar series to help industry professionals stay connected. The weekly APCO Community Meeting events are designed to bring together sustainability experts from across the business, government and environmental communities to explore a range of sustainability ideas. These include packaging specific...

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WA Containers for Change Announces Scheme Pricing

The WA Containers for Change pricing scheme for first responsible suppliers (beverage manufacturers) has now been announced. Set to...

The WA Containers for Change pricing scheme for first responsible suppliers (beverage manufacturers) has now been announced. Set to commence operation on 2 June 2020, Containers for Change will provide a 10-cent refund for each eligible container returned for recycling at an approved Containers for Change Refund Point. The...

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NSW Container Deposit Scheme: Retailer Obligations

The NSW Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated their retailer obligations for the Container Deposit Scheme. The Director of...

The NSW Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated their retailer obligations for the Container Deposit Scheme. The Director of CDS Policy & Compliance has recently written to clarify retailer obligations under the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2001, to advise some ways retailers can comply with these obligations,...

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WA Container Deposit Scheme – update

The WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) has updated the website for the Container Deposit Scheme. The...

The WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) has updated the website for the Container Deposit Scheme. The WA Containers for Change scheme begins on Tuesday 2 June 2020. The scheme will allow consumers to take eligible beverage containers to a refund point to receive a refund of...

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Queensland rolls out Container Refund Scheme

Did you know that 2.4 billion drink containers are used in QLD each year? Drink containers are also the most...

Did you know that 2.4 billion drink containers are used in QLD each year? Drink containers are also the most commonly littered item after cigarette butts even though most can be recycled. In response, the Queensland Government will be introducing a Container Refund Scheme this year. Given the substantial changes such...

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NRA represents WA retailers in container deposit scheme

In 2017, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) established working groups to inform the design and implementation of Western...

In 2017, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) established working groups to inform the design and implementation of Western Australia’s Container Deposit Scheme (CDS). David Stout, Manager of Policy with the National Retail Association, has represented retailer interests throughout the consultation process and continues to represent retailers as a key...

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Container deposit scheme delayed

Policy update:NSW: The biggest initiative to tackle litter in NSW history, the NSW 10 cent container deposit scheme, will...

Policy update:NSW: The biggest initiative to tackle litter in NSW history, the NSW 10 cent container deposit scheme, will now roll out from December 1 this year, after Clean Up Australia, the Boomerang Alliance and industry stakeholders asked for an extension to ensure it would be a world-leading program from...

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Container deposit scheme proposed for Tassie

POLICY & ADVOCACY > TASMANIAThe Tasmanian Government has announced that it has instructed its Environment Protection Authority to provide...

POLICY & ADVOCACY > TASMANIAThe Tasmanian Government has announced that it has instructed its Environment Protection Authority to provide advice on the possibility of introducing a container deposit scheme (CDS).Before the Government introduces any such scheme, the National Retail Association has asked that they consult with the retail industry...

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