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  • Drink Container Recycling Bill 2008

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    Date
    13 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill: requires producers, distributors and industry groups to submit to the minister a beverage container stewardship plan to manage the collection and recycling of beverage containers; sets minimum recovery rates for containers; requires public consultation on draft plans; and provides for annual reporting. 

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