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...

THE move away from plastic shopping bags has created demand for alternatives, including a return of the string bag. It was announced last month that Victoria will ban lightweight plastic bags by the end...

SHOPPERS need to step up and shoulder some of the responsibility if Australia wants to rid its supermarkets of single-use plastic bags, an expert says. While the bag controversy rages, Australian Food...

A new report tabled in the South Australian parliament shows that despite overwhelming community support for a plastic bag ban in the State, sales of bin liners have increased by more 80 per cent in South...