Greens MLC Colleen Hartland continues her campaign for a 10c refund on bottles, cans and cartons.
The national Cash for Containers plan will save taxpayer money, create new jobs and save the environment. Benefits of the national scheme include:
A National and consistent scheme is the best option for Australia. South Australia and the Northern Territory have 10cent refund on bottles and cans, and Tasmania is considering similar schemes. In Victoria we are waiting for the outcome of the national process to decide if and when to pursue state based legislation.
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Read Colleen Hartland's speech in parliament here: http://vicmps.greens.org.au/content/10c-deposit-bill-introduction-speech
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