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Government phasing out polystyrene food containers in plan to tackle plastic

Food and beverage containers made of hard-to-recycle plastics like PVC and polystyrene will be phased out.

Sydney businesses take ‘no plastics’ pledge

The commitment means there will be fewer plastic bottles, straws, throwaway cups, food utensils and flyers in circulation.

P&G joins new global alliance to tackle plastic waste

Consumer goods companies, retailers and plastic manufacturers have formed a new NGO.

Smarties, Nesquik and Yes! packaging soon to be plastic-free

Nestlé is axing straws and working on biodegradable water bottles in drive to reduce plastic waste.

Coca-Cola Amatil cans plastic straws and stirrers

The beverage bottler will now stock fully recyclable and biodegradable straws.

Johnson & Johnson addresses plastic waste problem

FMCG giant signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment.

How to break up with plastics

Behavioural science can offer a path to curb plastic use.

Unilever boss urges resources rethink

Plastics overhaul announced, as consumer goods CEO calls on industry to commit to “heavy lifting”.

Woolworths reusable bags free for 10 days

Social media users back supermarket giant, call for a focus on packaging.

Woolworths open to further plastic reducing methods

Retailer dismisses suggestions it’s considering allowing shoppers to use Tupperware for transporting food.