Lieutenant Governor Reviews Waste Mgmt Measures

The government of Queensland on Tuesday stepped up its war on waste with the passage of a bill in parliament that will ban the distribution of single-use plastic bags and give refunds to people for recycling their empty beverage containers.

The government of Queensland on Tuesday stepped up its war on waste with the passage of a bill in parliament that will ban the distribution of single-use plastic bags and give refunds to people for recycling their empty beverage containers.

Formally known as the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017, the measures received unanimous support in the state parliament, and will come into effect on July 1 next year.

 

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