Lack of trust in how QLD govt spends levy monies

A lack of trust is just one issue that Queensland state government has when it comes to dividing up monies it collects from landfill levies. Millions of dollars from the State Government’s waste management fund could flow back into communities through a proposed new government scheme as a major stakeholder demands action from ministers.

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Big W hits back at Boomerang Alliance accusation

In what environmental watchdog group the Boomerang Alliance has called a “shocking exercise of corporate irresponsibility”, BIG W has continued to sell what the Alliance alleges are banned single-use plastics in Queensland. Boomerang has accused the giant retailer of green-washing “previous one-off items as ‘’reusable’’, when the clear intent of the law is to remove them from supermarket shelves – to be replaced with genuinely reusable items,” said Boomerang Alliance campaign manager Tony Hutcheon.

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QRT expands by buying up Eagle Farm C&D business

Queensland Recycling Technologies (QRT), a joint venture between Alceon Qld and Brisbane Recycling Consortium (BRC), has purchased the recycling business assets of a “prominent private company” based in Eagle Farm with a view to create a state of the art recycling and resource recovery processing plant on Brisbane CBD’s doorstep.

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