supermarkets’ plastic bag ban explained

by:Nanqixing     2020-03-12
In their store on Friday, phased out by noon
2018 and customers are encouraged to pick up reusable bags.
The decision announced that the baggage will also be phased out in the next 12 months. The single-
The use of plastic bags will be replaced by reusable fabric bags or thicker plastic bags that have been purchased at Coles and Woolworths checkout.
Some Woolworths stores such as Dan Murphy and Cellarmasters have been single
Free plastic bags.
German supermarket chain Aldi has never provided
Since its opening in Australia in 2001, plastic bags have been used at the checkout counter, requiring customers to purchase a bag at the checkout counter with or without it.
An online reader survey of 2010 people selected found that 62 of respondents had taken reusable bags to the supermarket. The decision of major supermarket retailers is made in the country under increasing pressure from the public.
More than 160,000 people across the country signed the social media campaign \"ban package\" and called on Prime Ministers of new states, Victoria and Western Australia to introduce states --
A single broad banuse non-
Biodegradable plastic bags
Plastic bags are currently banned in southern, northern Australia and Tasmania.
Queensland plans to do the same next year.
According to The Sydney Morning Herald, new State Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton welcomed the retailer\'s decision, but declined to say whether the new state government will now implement a single state-wideuse bags.
It is estimated that about 4 billion orders are used in Australia
Use plastic bags every year.
Australia estimates that about 50 million plastic bags are eventually cleaned up in our waterways and oceans.
Cleaning up Australia also warns that plastic bags will not go away and that they are simply broken down into smaller pieces of plastic, making them more likely to be eaten by wildlife.
Plastic bags are recyclable.
The repeated use of disposable plastic bags as a bin liner means that they will eventually be discarded in the city waste logistics and therefore will never be recycled.
Plastic bags are made by non
Renewable resources such as crude oil, natural gas and coal.
If plastic is not recycled, the energy of this embodiment will be lost from the resource chain.
Plastic bags, including thicker reusable plastic bags sold at checkout in supermarkets, can be recycled in supermarkets.
There is no national standard yet to verify whether plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable are really broken down.
According to Sustainability Victoria, what remains after the biodegradable process is unknown even if the biodegradable bag breaks.
The production of biodegradable plastic bags still requires energy, water and resources similar to conventional disposable plastic bags.
According to the choice, Bangladesh was the first country to bring a plastic bag in 2002.
In the same year, Ireland introduced a country
Stop widespread taxation of plastic bags.
It is estimated that China has saved 1.
In the year following the country\'s ban on plastic bags in 2008, oil production reached 6 million tons.
China is the largest country to ban plastic bags.
\"Plastic bags do terrible things to the ocean and people can be so careless about them.
Once I went to South Australia and they didn\'t have plastic bags and I always brought my own shopping bags since then.
\"I usually bring my reusable bags, but I do reuse plastic shopping bags for the bin liner, and they are helpful for that.
But it\'s also easy to buy a bin liner in the store.
\"If everyone does this, we don\'t have to ban plastic bags.
They are very convenient around the house.
It would be great if we could have both, everyone would only pick them up when needed.
\"Before I run out of plastic shopping bags at home, I will use my reusable bags and then I will make a shop with plastic bags to purchase.
I need my trash bin and plastic bag to pick up my dog.
I think it\'s hard for people to keep in mind their reusable packages all the time.
\"I can adapt and buy biodegradable bags at home for my bin.
They are a problem because it destroys the environment of the children and their future children.
This should be a simple transition for shoppers.
\"I think the ban is great.
It\'s about changing your mind and remembering your bag.
They will be easier to remember if you put them in the car.
They should also put a sign in front of the store to remind customers to bring their bags.
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