Plastics waste is one of our generation’s greatest environmental challenges – regularly ending up in landfills or the ocean.

Shifting away from hard-to-recycle and single-use plastics will help reduce plastic waste, improve our recycling systems and protect our environment.

Plastics are being phased out to support our country’s move towards a low-emissions, low-waste economy.

From 1 July, bans and restrictions on certain plastic items were enforced. Further restrictions will follow in the next few years.


Plastic-free July

Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.

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