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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WRIQ business breakfast on investment outlook for resource recovery

The WRIQ is inviting its members and non-members to attend a WRIQ Business Breakfast at the Brookwater Golf Club, Ipswich. This business breakfast comes at an important time for the industry to come together on the back of a spike in consultation and engagement from the Department on Organics, Composting, Waste to Energy and other government priorities.

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Waste education becomes a priority in Queensland

Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) is working with industry partners to launch a program to build the capabilities and capacity of new recruits to the industry and waste educators. The aim is to enable the educators to consistently and effectively deliver waste education and litter reduction initiatives in schools, local communities, public places, apartment buildings and sporting grounds.

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LNP promises to make Queensland the Recycling State

A Liberal National Party (LNP) Government will open a solar panel recycling facility in South-East Queensland and work with councils to build new roads from recycled plastic if it is elected on October 31. The vision to create new jobs and protect our environment, followed the declaration by LNP Leader Deb Frecklington to make Queensland …
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