The Western Australian government has announced it is banning single-use plastic promotional film in outdoor settings, such as retail signage.
From today, single-use plastics such as plastic cutlery, food ware, straws, cotton buds, and cups are banned in NSW.
The National Retail Association will offer free advice to regional business owners in Victoria about the upcoming single-use plastics ban.
Aldi Australia has announced it will introduce paper straws across its entire range of beverage cartons in 2022.
Woolworths will no longer sell single-use plastic picnicware, in a move that will eliminate roughly 2.1 million kg’s of plastic annually.
New legislation will see plastic bags banned across NSW from June 2022, and other single-use plastics prohibited from November 2022.
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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