Friday, December 31, 2021 10:53 AM
By Monique Welhan
Nine single-use plastic items will phase out in Western Australia on January 1, 2022.
Disposable plastic bowls, mugs for cold drinks and hot food, plates, cutlery, stirrers, straws, food containers made of expanded polystyrene, thick plastic bags and helium balloon clearances are prohibited.
People who use one-way use to maintain their quality of life -Plastic straws will be supplied with food or beverages on request or offered for sale at selected locations.
A six-month transition period will allow companies to use up supplies and adapt to the changes for all items, with the exception of Mugs that have an extended transition period until October 1, 2022 to have time to find alternatives.
In June, the state government accelerated its plan for plastics by up to four years, which resulted in A number of single-use plastics will expire on January 1, 2022 and January 1, 2023.
Stage two of the plan for plastics will begin on Jan 1 uar 2023 and includes a ban on plastic barrier / product bags, cotton swabs with plastic shafts, styrofoam packaging, microbeads, oxo-degradable plastics, bowl and mug lids, styrofoam mugs and coffee mugs.
“It’s about time Western Australia did the next Taking a step towards a plastic-free future, « said Environment Secretary Reece Whitby.
» Our state has a strong track record in plastics and has been named Australia’s Leading Jurisdiction for its plastics work for two years in a row by WWF Australia. «
A man was charged after allegedly starting a fire in a 44-gallon drum that serpentine destroyed a house, two trailers, a shed and two cars.
The state government has doubled the compensation payments for the people affected by the power outages over Christmas.
A man died and a woman was seriously injured in an accident in Ravenswood.
Starting Friday, December 31st at 6pm, Queensland and South Australia will transition from “high risk” to “extreme risk” under the controlled border of WA.
Child Abuse Squad detectives charged a 25-year-old man from Ellenbrook after her
Investigations into sexual assault on a 7-year-old girl in Ellenbrook.
Rescue workers are at the site of an apartment fire in Serpentine.
Two new local COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Western Australia.
Police found a missing screen that they believed was removed by a man who sexually assaulted a seven-year-old girl in their Ellenbrook home.
The City of Rockingham had to cancel the concert element of their New Years Eve celebrations due to new COVID-19 restrictions.
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– Single-use plastic will be phased out in the New Year
– WA bans single-use plastics
– The phase-out of single-use plastics begins tomorrow
– Disposable plastic bowls, cups, plates, cutlery and straws will be abolished in WA from January 1, 2022
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