A rigged outcome?Posted on August 16, 2011 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News
The Boomerang Alliance in Australia has walked out of the Environmental Protection and Heritage Council (EPHC) hosted discussions about new national recycling measures, citing a ‘rigged’ outcome. The discussions began in June last year, when the then environment minister Peter Garrett agreed to host talks discussing additional measures to increase recycling rates Australia-wide.
Hosted by the EPHC – a group that includes state and federal environment ministers – the talks had a focus on the creation of national container deposit legislation (CDL). More