Resources

Statement of Position

21/12/04
The Boomerang Alliance is committed to working with business and the community to achieve zero waste in Australia. Our main focus is nationwide adoption of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for ensuring the elimination, over time, of excess products and packaging from the waste stream.

Statement_of_position.pdf (PDF, 257k)

Joint Statements

20/12/04
The Boomerang Alliance congratulates environment ministers on their stance to improve the draft NPC and calls for appropriate mechanisms to reach quantifiable targets.

Post_EPHC_decision_letter.pdf (PDF, 246k)

17/11/04
The Boomerang Alliance urges Australia’s main packaging waste producers to reject the National Packaging Covenant and work with us towards the goal of zero waste.

corporate_letter.pdf (PDF, 194k)

17/11/04
The Boomerang Alliance appeals to State and Territory environment agencies, Ministers and Premiers to reject the redrafted National Packaging Covenant.

government_letter.pdf (PDF, 171k)

Reports

1/12/04
National Packaging Covenant: Say No to the Waste Club – a report prepared by the Boomerang Alliance in association with Warnken Industrial and Social Ecology Pty Ltd.

Say_No_to_the_Waste_Club.pdf (PDF, 545k)

17/11/04
The Boomerang Alliance’s critique of the National Packaging Covenant 2005 – 2010: Inequitable, Ineffective and Irresponsible.

NPC_critique.pdf (PDF, 256k)

Media Releases

3/12/04
Ministers avert waste crisis.

Media_Release_Ministers_Avert_Waste_Crisis.pdf (PDF, 245k)

2/12/04
Community demands action from Government on packaging – Say no to the Waste Club.

Media_Release_Community_demands_action_on_packaging.pdf (PDF, 88k)

19/11/04
The National Packaging Covenant is Rubbish.

Media_Release_NPC_is_Rubbish.pdf (PDF, 125k)