New South Wales will introduce the first of its single-use plastic bans next week, while the ACT Government prepares to broaden the bans it introduced last year.
An electric garbage truck is being trialled in Canberra’s streets and suburbs, as part of the ACT Government’s work to transition to a zero emissions fleet. Read more
The ACT Government is cutting harmful single-use plastics from more major events in Canberra, including at GIO Stadium and Manuka Oval. Read more
The ACT Government is providing an additional green waste service to help residents in storm-affected areas clean up. Read more
The Plastic Reduction Bill 2020 passed the ACT Legislative Assembly last week, delivering a framework for progressively phasing out single-use plastics over time.
The release of the ACT’s 2019-20 Container Deposit Scheme Annual Statutory Report has shown support among Canberrans is at an all-time high with strong and growing participation.
The ACT Government yesterday introduced legislation to commence the ban on single-use plastics, which will come into effect from July 2021.
A corflute signage recycling trial is underway in the ACT, with two free drop off points to be operational until June 2021.
Electricity produced by four new landfill gas generators is set to power 5700 Canberra households.
The exposure draft of the Plastic Reduction Bill 2020 has been tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly, as the territory government formally begins implementing the phase out of certain single-use plastics.