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Plastic waste exports to be banned amid growing recycling crisis

A timeline to ban all domestic waste exports, including plastics, paper, glass and tyres, will be put in place following a deal struck at Friday's Council of Australian Governments meeting.

Leaders have agreed to work towards a set date while increasing efforts to turn more recyclable material into energy and use in building materials.

  • Rob Harris
  • The Age

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said it was “one of the most practical areas” where the federal and state governments could …

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