AS Australia wrestles with plastic waste, lurching with the supermarkets’ ban on single-use bags, are we abandoning progress with compostable packaging? Simply removing single-use plastic bags in isolation...

Woolworths will be removing all single-use plastic bags from its Australian stores by 20 June 2018. The 20 June ban applies to all Woolworths supermarket, BWS, Metro and Woolworths Petrol stores. More...

Craveable Brands is the latest Australian food company to ban the plastic bag from its stores. The parent company of Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat said it will no longer be restocking plastic bag...

Harris Farm Markets will no longer supply plastic bags to customers at its registers as of this week. Following Harris Farm Markets’ “ban the bag” campaign in 2017, an initiative that saw the supermarket...

Australia’s largest quick service restaurant Subway has announced that it will be eliminating the use of plastic bags from its stores Australia wide. Implementing more environmentally friendly packaging...

The Queensland State Government has decided to ban the use of single-use plastic bans by 2018. The decision has been welcomed by the Queensland Conservation Council who said the move shows the state taking...

The government of the Australian Capital Territory has released the results of a recent survey it commissioned about its retail ban on lightweight plastic bags. According to the government, the survey...