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Single Use Plastics - Western Australia

As the World comes together to nurture our planet, Australia is doing their part in progressively banning single use plastics state-by-state, in line with the 2025 National Packaging Targets – but as each phase out rolls out,

it can be very tricky to navigate. As a result, we will help break it down for you!


Here's where we're at for Western Australia!


BANS Prohibited from the sale, supply or distribution in Western Australia, effective Dec 31st 2023:

  • Straws

  • Stirrers

  • Cutlery

  • Plates

  • Bowls and lids

  • Cups and lids (cold beverages)

  • Expanded polystyrene food containers

  • Thick plastic bags

  • Helium balloon releases

Stage 2 to be released for end of 2022

EXEMPTIONS

  • Single-use plastic straws for people with disability or medical needs

ALTERNATIVES



While we're doing everything we can to stay up to date with the latest news, you can find the most recent information on the Western Australian Government Website.

Content correct at time of publishing.

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