Single-use plastic ban
- barrier bags that protect unpackaged food (e.g. fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat or fish)
- bin liner bags
- human or animal waste bags
- produce bags
- bags used for medical purposes and
- sealed product packaging bags.
- single-use plastic bowls with a spill proof lid
- serving utensils or serving ware (e.g. tongs, platters)
- pre-packaged items that are integrated into the packaging of a food or beverage product through a machine automated process (e.g., straw attached to a juice box, or bowl containing a frozen meal).
- EPS trays used for raw produce (e.g. produce such as raw meat, seafood, fruit or vegetables)
- EPS containers used for business-to-business transport.
- re-usable cotton bud sticks with replaceable buds
- cotton buds with paper, wood or bamboo sticks.
- face and body cleansers, exfoliants and masks
- shampoo, conditioner and hair dyes
- polyethylene (PE)
- polypropylene (PP)
- polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
- polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)
- nylon (PA).
Plastic-Free Living for Businesses webinar:
Council held an online workshop in June 2022 titled ‘Plastic Free Living for Businesses’ to assist businesses in being prepared for the NSW Government’s single-use plastic ban.
The online workshop looked at some of the simplest, easiest and most effective ways to ditch single-use plastic.
The workshop covered:
- How to prepare for the ban
- Questions to ask your supplier
- How to inform your team and customers
To view the recording of the webinar, please visit: Plastic Free Living for Businesses
This project was a NSW Department of Planning and Environment, Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.
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