Microbeads successfully phasing out

Industry has successfully risen to the challenge issued by Australia’s environment ministers to voluntarily phase out the use of microbeads in cosmetic and personal care products, with 94 per cent of these products now microbead-free. An independent assessment, commissioned by the Coalition Government, found that of approximately 4400 relevant supermarket and pharmacy products inspected, only…

Grants available for environmental projects

Community, landcare, environment and other natural resource management groups in Forde can apply for funding to help restore the environment in the Logan and Gold Coast regions under the Coalition Government’s $5 million Environment Small Grants opportunity. The Government is providing the grants under Phase 2 of the National Landcare Program to help communities deliver…