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Friday, 7 February 2020 3:52:02 PM
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Victoria to Finally get a Cash for Containers scheme

A cash-for-cans and bottles scheme to combat Victoria’s recycling and waste crisis will be introduced by the state government.

Victoria had been the only state or territory in Australia without a container deposit scheme or a plan to introduce one.


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Wednesday, 5 September 2018 10:40:46 AM
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Spring Clean the City 2018

BeachPatrol and Love Our Street along with some other groups who have volunteered to help are organising a big clean of the entire CDB streets, parks and lane ways.

https://www.weekendnotes.com/spring-clean-city-of-melbourne/

 


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Thursday, 12 April 2018 9:22:56 AM
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Plastic Bags kill another whale
A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain died due to nearly 30 kilograms of trash that blocked its digestive system.
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Saturday, 25 March 2017 6:06:14 AM
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A New Survey Method to determine Plastic Litter in Port Phillip Bay

A daily tide line survey was conducted on a fixed section of 35 m long beach for 365 days.   The purpose was to determine how much plastic is washing out of the bay every yer.  The survey had to be performed for a year as the seasonal winds vary a lot and winds are the main factor affecting the plastic washing out of the bay.


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Saturday, 3 September 2016 6:00:41 AM
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Experiment to measure the amount of plastic items in Port Phillip Bay
BeachPatrol members conduct a year long experiment to count plastic washing out of the Bay.  Down load the PDF to see the predictions 1/3 way through the experiment to show over a billion pieces are coming out of the Bay per year.
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Sunday, 22 May 2016 11:50:58 AM
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The Case for a Container Deposit Scheme
There are many very good reasons why a Container Deposit scheme (CDS) is required.  A CDS would put a deposit on a bottle of drink and when the bottle is returned the deposit would be refunded. 
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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 1:09:42 AM
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Consequences of Cigarette Butt Waste and Litter-Reducing methods

High death rates from lung cancer and other illnesses associated with cigarette smoke

have prompted greater efforts to keep communities informed of the harmful consequences of

tobacco use.


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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 12:53:55 PM
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Going Plastic Fishing

A wonderful group in Holland has come up with this idea to remove plastic waste from their canals.

http://plasticwhale.org/

 


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Sunday, 12 April 2015 5:12:26 AM
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Another Container Deposit Scheme Excuse Debunked
Many littered bottles are still partially full, those contents are worth far more than a 10 refund on a bottle
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