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NSW retailers using single-use plastic bags to face fines from next week

“This single step will remove 2.7 billion items of plastic waste from our environment over the next 20 years.”

Victoria bans single-use bags

State government introduces bag ban at retail outlets including supermarkets, fast food outlets, convenience stores and ...

NRA backs Labor plan for national plastic bag ban

Industry body says a national ban would ensure a consistent approach.

Ban removed 1.5 billion single-use bags since July

Overall bag consumption dropped by over 80 per cent.

Harris Farm urges Government to intervene after Coles’ bag decision

The grocery chain is urging the NSW government to eradicate the usage of single-use plastic bags.

Why plastic bag bans triggered such a huge reaction

The strong reaction to plastic bag bans is because consumers feel supermarkets violated an unspoken agreement.

Victoria to ban plastic bags next year

State government plan to be rolled out in 2019.

Victoria’s plastic bag ban: a good start, but we can do more

"We need to look at the issue of plastic in its broadest sense."

Countdown to no plastic bags by 2018

Woolies-owned NZ grocery targets no plastic bags policy.

Why banning plastic bags could create another problem

The debate has been going on for decades.