TOOWOOMBA residents are split over whether a ban on single-use plastic items, such as cutlery and straws, is a good...

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08th Nov. 2019 2:11 PM

It's something we all do. Most of us too often. Yet it could be the very thing that is killing wildlife in our oceans. And...

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07th Nov. 2019 1:11 PM

It cannot be good for the animal to be consuming plastic

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31st Oct. 2019 11:10 AM

An Aussie start-up is on a mission to eliminate single-use plastic from every Aussie kitchen, laundry and bathroom.

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04th Oct. 2019 8:10 AM

Scientists in Canada have discovered an unwanted presence lurking in our beloved cup of tea. It might turn you off the...

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30th Sept. 2019 7:09 AM

This Coast teen believes the world needs more ways to recycle - and he’s come up with an idea that could make that...

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24th Sept. 2019 9:09 AM

More than 900kg of marine debris have been removed from Five Rocks and Nine Mile Beaches

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14th Sept. 2019 5:09 PM

Woolworths has introduced a new security measure at self-serve check-outs for customers wanting to buy plastic knives.

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31st Aug. 2019 3:08 PM

SAILING from Galapagos to Easter Island may seem like a dream for many, but for one Toowoomba woman it's part of her...

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30th Aug. 2019 9:08 AM

While it looks like regular maintenance in the Coast waterways by environmental groups such as Ocean Crusaders and Night...

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17th Aug. 2019 12:08 PM