State government introduces bag ban at retail outlets.
Victoria is looking to eradicate the use of lightweight plastic bags by the end of 2019.
Western Australian retailers to face fines if they fail to comply with new laws.
Spanish chain joins purchasing group ; UK gets tougher on plastic bags ; Ikea under fire over Taiwan ; and more.
Coles to continue giving away plastic bags free to customers.
The key to successfully phasing out reliance on single-use plastic products is to change the norm.
Positive encouragement and advice are preferable to fear, shame or shock tactics, agencies designing campaigns on the use of plastic bags told.
Plastic bags used by retail stores, takeaway shops and small supermarkets will be targeted
Retailer dismisses suggestions it’s considering allowing shoppers to use tupperware for transporting food.
3.2 billion plastic bags cut from circulation today.