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Victoria bans single-use bags

State government introduces bag ban at retail outlets.

NRA and Vic retailers to work together on plastic bag ban

Victoria is looking to eradicate the use of lightweight plastic bags by the end of 2019.

Western Australia bans use of plastic bags

Western Australian retailers to face fines if they fail to comply with new laws.

Around the globe news bites

Spanish chain joins purchasing group ; UK gets tougher on plastic bags ; Ikea under fire over Taiwan ; and more.

Industry reacts to Coles bag backflip

Coles to continue giving away plastic bags free to customers.

How to break up with plastics (using behavioural science)

The key to successfully phasing out reliance on single-use plastic products is to change the norm.

Plastic-free campaigns don’t have to shock or shame. Shoppers are already on board

Positive encouragement and advice are preferable to fear, shame or shock tactics, agencies designing campaigns on the use of plastic bags told.

Victoria to ban plastic bags next year

Plastic bags used by retail stores, takeaway shops and small supermarkets will be targeted

Woolworths refutes consumers ‘self-containing’ meat and seafood

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

Woolworths plastic bag ban starts

3.2 billion plastic bags cut from circulation today.