Say Yes to CDS

Say Yes to CDS

Labor and Liberal have voted down CDS. Again.

Waste is choking our oceans and looms as an environmental disaster that requires urgent action. Constainer Deposit Schemes are an effective way to increase recycling rates and reduce waste. Since the Greens first introduced CDS legislation in Victoria in 2010, Queensland, NSW, WA and the NT have all introduced a CDS, as well as many countries around the world.

A CDS provides a 10 cent refund on all plastic, glass and aluminium drink containers (e.g. soft drink cans, beer bottles, bottled water etc.) when deposited for recycling. CDS legislation has been ...

Labor and Liberal have voted down CDS. Again.

Waste is choking our oceans and looms as an environmental disaster that requires urgent action. Constainer Deposit Schemes are an effective way to increase recycling rates and reduce waste. Since the Greens first introduced CDS legislation in Victoria in 2010, Queensland, NSW, WA and the NT have all introduced a CDS, as well as many countries around the world.

A CDS provides a 10 cent refund on all plastic, glass and aluminium drink containers (e.g. soft drink cans, beer bottles, bottled water etc.) when deposited for recycling. CDS legislation has been successful around Australia and all over the world and increase recycling rates of up to 95% for plastic bottles.

South Australia’s refund scheme has been in place since 1977. Victoria is lagging badly behind.

Tell your local MP how disappointed you are that they voted down CDS.

 

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Say Yes to CDS

Email your MP to tell them about your disappointment that they did not say yes to CDS.

For more info about Nina Springle and the Victorian Greens' plan for CDS click here.

IF IT SAYS "NO REPRESENTATIVE FOUND"
You are lucky enough to have a local lower house Greens MP in Victorian Parliament! Please copy and paste the email below and send it to Lily D'Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change at lily.d'[email protected]

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  • Your email will automatically be sent to Daniel Andrews, Premier of Victoria, and Lily D'Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change.
  • Add in local places where you see lots of waste (local park, river, beach, sportsfield etc.). The more local you can make it, the more effective your email will be.
  • Let your local MP know that you (or a local group or organisation that you're part of) would use the scheme