Media Releases

One billion containers returned in first year of scheme

November 01, 2019

“The scheme has also created around 700 new jobs over the past year, and more than 330 refund points have opened state wide.”

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800 million containers now returned through Containers for Change

September 07, 2019

“Containers for Change has created 44 full-time equivalent jobs in Townsville – jobs which did not exist before our scheme commenced,”

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Containers for Change hits half a billion milestone

May 21, 2019

“About 3400 community groups, schools, charities and sports clubs are benefitting from the refunds.”

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Federal LNP's Budget a disaster for Queensland’s environment

April 04, 2019

This week’s Federal Budget was a blow to Queensland’s environment, with no new ideas to tackle climate change and no new money for the Great Barrier Reef.

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Recycling generates $1K in 1 day for local school

January 28, 2019

“Tens of thousands of dollars for doing the right thing by Mother Nature equals an awful lot of cake stalls and fundraising BBQ’s – it’s a great win all round.

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Queensland's beautiful national parks

January 18, 2019

To highlight the amazing opportunities our National Parks and forests have to offer, Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said the Government would, on Monday, launch a new digital advertising campaign titled Life’s Best Moments.

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