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Waste

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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.

Queensland Government announces new waste strategy

The Queensland Government announced a waste strategy for Queensland and the formation of a Recycling and Waste Management Stakeholder Advisory Group on 20 March 2018.

Report littering and illegal dumping online

Report littering and illegal dumping online

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Last updated
29 March 2018