AFL joins CDS bandwagon

VicRecycle has welcomed AFL’s support for the Community (Producer Responsibility) model for the state’s Container Deposit Scheme, joining Scouts Victoria, Netball Victoria, Football Victoria, the Good Friday Appeal in backing benefits for the community.

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VWMA says beverage industry CDS calls “not in the public interest”

The Victorian Waste Management Association, (VWMA) is urging the Victorian Government to resist changing its container deposit scheme. The not-for-profit association representing more than 350 waste recycling operators across Victoria, issued a statement this week following a concerted effort by the beverage industry and some charities to shift the Government’s decision. “The VWMA believes Minister …
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CDS backlash hits Victoria

The Victorian government is coming under pressure to overhaul its model for a container deposit scheme following a backlash from the beverage industry, sporting clubs and charities. VicRecycle has been set-up by Lion Nathan and Coca-Cola Amatil have to lead the campaign for a not-for-profit ­operator to run the container ­deposit scheme. They claim that …
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$30 million boost for SA recycling industry

South Australia’s recycling industry will receive a $30 million boost with the Federal and State Governments signing up to a National Partnership on Recycling Infrastructure. The partnership is the result of the $190 million Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) which will generate more than $600 million in infrastructure investment for Australia’s waste management and resource recovery sector.

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