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Return and Earn

Return & Earn

Local Councils are a valued partner in delivering the NSW container deposit scheme, vital in shifting community attitudes to recycling and litter prevention and ultimately the success of the scheme.


Trial Drone inspections for Bitou Bush

IDWA are trialing the use of drones to map areas of invasive weeds. Bitou Bush is a destructive weed that threatens our native plants and animal species. Drones are able to pinpoint the areas affected, spray with minimal drift and can spot spray in hard to access areas.

Single Use Plastics Ban

The NSW Government is banning certain single-use plastic items. This will prevent nearly 2. 7 billion plastic items from entering the coastal, marine, and bushland environments of NSW over the next 20 years.