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ACT’s single-use plastic ban to start in July

The ACT is set to cut harmful waste and better protect the environment through a ban on the sale of selected single-use plastics to take effect from 1 July.

What will the Word of the Decade be? You can help decide

There are five days left to vote for Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Decade, and the list of words to choose from is quite something.

Greens take lake’s rubbish to Parliament House

New Greens MLA Jo Clay began her first sitting week picking up rubbish from the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.

ACT’s single use plastics ban legislation to be introduced this week

Under the Plastic Reduction Bill, plastic cutlery, drink stirrers and polystyrene food containers will be banned in the ACT from 1 July 2021.

ACT phase-out of single-use plastics to begin July 2021

The implementation of the ACT Government’s staged single-use plastics ban, will now begin on the 1 July 2021.

ACT delays implementation of single-use plastics ban

The implementation of an ACT single-use plastics ban, originally slated for ‘mid-to-late 2020’, has been delayed until 2021 due to COVID-19.

Action to reduce single-use plastics

The phase out of single use plastics in the ACT will begin in 2020 with legislation to be introduced to ban certain problematic items where there is an alternative available. Items that will...

Survey into single-use plastics

The ACT Government has released a discussion paper to gauge public sentiment on the issue of reducing single-use plastics in the Territory. The Government will explore the possible impacts of banning certain single-use...

ACT Government to investigate single-use plastics ban

The ACT Government made a commitment earlier this month to minimising the consumption of single-use plasTtics, announcing they will establish a strategy that could potentially see many products banned. ACT City Services Minister...