Businesses that have a plastic reductions program create more positive outcomes than a store-wide discount, new research has found.
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Western Australian retailers are preparing their businesses for the state-wide plastics band which will take place from 1 July.
Victorian businesses are being urged to prepare ahead of the state-wide ban on lightweight plastic shopping bags. The ban will include compostable, degradable and biodegradable plastics and is due to commence from 1 November 2019. This new law will apply to all retailers and suppliers regardless of size or type — from fast food outlets
A mere 24 hours after announcing that it would continue to 0ffer free plastic bags to customers indefinitely, Coles has backflipped on this providing a cut-off date for the complimentary bags. According to News.com.au, Coles chief executive officer John Durkan sent an email to his 115,000 staff saying the free bag offer would
Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds are on their way to being banned in the United Kingdom by Prime Minister Theresa May. However no such ban has been promised in Australia. In a bid to stop pollution, Ms May has laid out plans to band single-use plastics. Mr Turnbull was visiting London for the Commonwealth
Last week Woolworths announced it would implement a ban on single-use plastic bags throughout its Australian stores within the next year.