The National Retail Association (NRA) has urged Queensland shoppers to be patient and to not blame retailers for any transition issues as the state-wide Container Refund Scheme kicks into effect today. Queenslanders will be able to claim a 10-cent refund when they return used beverage containers to any of the 230 collection points installed across […]
Like the shambolic container deposit scheme (CDS) currently plagued with issues and costing consumers more in NSW, the forthcoming Queensland scheme appears destined for failure following the eyebrow-raising comments from the Mayor of Ipswich that the council will stop recycling altogether.
The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has welcomed the Queensland Government’s decision to delay the introduction of the container deposit scheme (CDS) until November as the problems with the hastily introduced NSW scheme play out.
Pressure is mounting on NSW Environment Minister Gabriella Upton over the introduction of the Container Deposit Scheme (CDS), which has started today across the state.
Written by Marie Sansom for Government News NSW convenience customers may be waiting a while longer to be able to collect deposits on their drinks containers, as a group of Australia’s largest waste management companies has called for the NSW container deposit scheme (CDS) to be further delayed. The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC), whose