ACT looks to expand CDS

The ACT government is looking to expand its Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) to include more types of containers. The CDS was introduced in 2018 and allows people to return eligible, empty drink containers for a 10-cent refund per item. Currently the scheme accepts aluminium cans, glass bottles, plastic bottles and cartons (flavoured milk and juice boxes). Read More

ACT passes plastic ban bill

The Boomerang Alliance of 53 national, state and local NGOs has welcomed the passage of the ACT Plastics Reduction Bill 2020 that bans certain single-use plastics from use in the ACT. Read More