Get ready: 1 week to go for SA Single-Use Plastic Ban

We're one week away from the start of the South Australian Single-Use Plastics Ban. From March 1 2021, single-use plastic...

We're one week away from the start of the South Australian Single-Use Plastics Ban. From March 1 2021, single-use plastic straws, cutlery and stirrers will be prohibited from sale, supply or distribution in South Australia. We emphasize that plant-based or 'bioplastics' plastics, such as PLA, PHA and similar, are included in...

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ACT to ban single-use cutlery, stirrers & EPS foodware in mid 2021

The ACT Government has submitted an Exposure Draft of the Plastic Reduction Bill 2020 was tabled in the ACT...

The ACT Government has submitted an Exposure Draft of the Plastic Reduction Bill 2020 was tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly today and, if passed, will likely come into effect July 2021. “The phase out will begin from July 2021, banning the sale and supply of single-use plastic cutlery, stirrers...

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SA to ban single-use plastic straws, cutlery, stirrers & EPS foodware

The Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Bill 2020 was introduced to Parliament on 30 April 2020. This...

The Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Bill 2020 was introduced to Parliament on 30 April 2020. This Bill prohibits the sale, supply and distribution of certain single-use plastic products and establishes a framework for adding other products in the future. Key elements of the proposed legislation include: Single-use...

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Free support for Noosa businesses preparing for plastic bag ban

The NRA will be in Noosa on Monday 30 October touring local shopping centres and providing a free workshop...

The NRA will be in Noosa on Monday 30 October touring local shopping centres and providing a free workshop for retailers preparing for the impending plastic bag ban. The NRA has joined forces with Local member for Noosa, Glen Elmes MP, to provide a free Plastic Bag Ban Workshop on...

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QLD Retailers: Are you prepared for the Bag Ban?

The Queensland Bag Ban Legislation The Queensland Government has passed the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017 which will forbid retailers...

The Queensland Bag Ban Legislation The Queensland Government has passed the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017 which will forbid retailers from providing or selling lightweight plastic bags (known as single-use singlet bags) from 1 July 2018. To ensure consistency for the retail sector, Queensland will adopt a similar law to South...

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