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State government introduces bag ban at retail outlets including supermarkets, fast food outlets, convenience stores and service stations.
Industry body says a national ban would ensure a consistent approach.
Overall bag consumption dropped by over 80 per cent.
The grocery chain is urging the NSW government to eradicate the usage of single-use plastic bags.
The strong reaction to plastic bag bans is because consumers feel supermarkets violated an unspoken agreement.
State government plan to be rolled out in 2019.
“We need to look at the issue of plastic in its broadest sense.”
Woolies-owned NZ grocery targets no plastic bags policy.
The debate has been going on for decades.