BEGA DISTRICT NEWS Supermarkets are now swiftly making the shift away from single-use plastic bags after recent surveys showed almost three quarters of shoppers back the move.
111 million tonnes of plastic waste will have nowhere to go by 2030 due to Chinese import ban: study
CBC NEWS 'We all got hooked on a drug called 'China,' says one expert
NINE NEWS NATIONAL Single-use plastic bags will be banned in all Woolworths stores from today as the retail giant tries to dramatically reduce...
NINE NEWS FINANCE The looming single-use plastic bag ban by grocery giants Woolworths and Coles is a positive step towards improving Australia's...
SOLIDARITY Recycling across Australia is facing collapse, following China's move to restrict the import of recyclable materials.
Environmental Report UN Environment has released a report outlining the threat that single-use plastic represents to the global environment and the initiatives across the world that are being developed to control plastic pollution.
NEWS AU By Frank Chung Forget plastic bags and straws. Ditching the product could save you more than $1000 - but most people won't even consider it. She has about 40 cloth nappies and washes a batch each night after soaking them in Napisan. “She’ll go through seven to 10 a day,” Ms Adams said. [...]
ABC NEWS by Danny Tran and Damian McIver On the face of things, plastic bags really seem to have no other benefit than carrying your shopping.
GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION REVIEW By Joe Quirke Plastic and glass from a landfill site have been used to create a road in the south-east Australian state of Victoria.
SBS NEWS McDonald's shareholders have voted overwhelmingly against a proposal for the fast-food chain to report on its use of plastic straws.