Container Deposit Scheme

Industry unites to slam NSW's support of container recycling scheme

Australia

Industry unites to slam NSW's support of container recycling scheme

By RJ Whitehead

An alliance of industry food and beverage associations has waded into speculation that the New South Wales government will introduce a cash-for-containers recycling scheme after a Sydney newspaper reported that the state’s premier was backing such an...

Trade groups back recommendation for extension to recycling programme

Australia

Trade groups back recommendation for extension to recycling programme

By RJ Whitehead

An alliance of Australian trade associations has welcomed the findings of a Council of Australian Governments (Coag) report that recommends the introduction of an industry-led national recycling and anti-litter programme, while rejecting an “unaffordable”...

Australian grocers leader slams ‘misleading’ environmental campaign

Australian container tax

Australian grocers leader slams ‘misleading’ environmental campaign

By RJ Whitehead

Once again voicing its opposition to the thorny issue of container deposit schemes, the influential and vocal Australian Food and Grocery Council has hit out at an environmental group it claims has “actively misled petitioners” over a proposal to introduce...

NT container deposit scheme moves to court

Testing the law

NT container deposit scheme moves to court

By RJ Whitehead

Following an ongoing furious stand-off between drinks manufacturers, environmental groups and the local government, the Northern Territory’s opinion-splitting container deposit scheme has now reached the point of litigation.

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