WA ACT plastic bans

WA and ACT release discussion papers on single-use plastic bans

The Western Australian and Australian Capital Territory Governments have released discussion papers on proposed single-use plastic bans – including plastic-lined coffee cups – on 11 and 16 April, respectively. WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson invites the community to contribute their ideas and participate in the consultation process.
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South Australian Government considers banning takeaway coffee cups

The South Australian Government has revealed it’s considering banning takeaway coffee cups and other single-use plastic products with the release of a new discussion paper. The Turning the Tide on Single-Use Plastic Products discussion paper seeks feedback on whether the government should introduce measures to tackle a range of single-use items, including coffee cups. The paper asks whether government intervention is required for these items and in what form it could take.
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