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Waste

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Developing Queensland's new resource recovery and waste strategy

The Transforming Queensland’s Recycling and Waste Industry Directions Paper is now available for public submissions.

Releasing balloons is littering

Balloons have been identified as one of the most harmful waste items to wildlife, and detrimental to our environment… releasing balloons is also classed as littering and penalties apply.

Littering and illegal dumping is wrong

Now when you see illegally dumped rubbish or someone littering, you can report it online. See it – report it – stop it.

Recycling and Waste in Queensland report 2017

The Recycling and Waste in Queensland report 2017presents data on, and trends in, waste disposal and recovery during the 2016–17 financial year.

Report littering and illegal dumping online

Report littering and illegal dumping online

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WASTE NOTes

To stay up to date on Queensland’s latest waste and recycling policies and news please subscribe to the WASTE NOTes Bulletin.

Last updated
14 June 2018