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SA’s historic ban on single-use plastic starts tomorrow
28 Feb 2021

SA’s historic ban on single-use plastic starts tomorrow

South Australia’s historic ban on single-use plastic products starts tomorrow with drinking straws, stirrers and cutlery to be prohibited from sale, supply or distribution across the state.

$30 million boost for South Australian recycling industry
20 Jan 2021

$30 million boost for South Australian recycling industry

South Australia’s recycling industry will receive a $30 million boost with the Morrison Coalition Government and Marshall Liberal Government signing up to a National Partnership on Recycling Infrastructure.

New fleet of fountains helps SA’s fight against plastic
16 Jan 2021

New fleet of fountains helps SA’s fight against plastic

South Australians will tap in to around 80 new SA Water drinking water fountains across the state over the next four years, further contributing to the Marshall Liberal Government’s efforts to reduce the impact of single-use plastics on the environment.

Single-use plastic ban to kick in from March
23 Dec 2020

Single-use plastic ban to kick in from March

South Australia’s ban on single-use plastics will start on 1 March 2021 with the Marshall Liberal Government launching an education campaign to help businesses and the public prepare for the changes.

South Australia achieves a record rate of landfill diversion
28 Oct 2020

South Australia achieves a record rate of landfill diversion

South Australians have recycled, reused and recovered their way to the best landfill diversion rates on record with 83.8 per cent of all waste being diverted from landfill, according to the latest state Recycling Activity Survey.

Uraidla township - our first Plastic Free Precinct!
06 Oct 2020

Uraidla township - our first Plastic Free Precinct!

Uraidla is South Australia’s first township to become a Plastic Free Precinct! Local businesses and the community have been pushing hard to make this happen. They’re passionate, committed and showing incredible …
Foodland Pasadena and Frewville eliminate single-use plastic produce bags
11 Sep 2020

Foodland Pasadena and Frewville eliminate single-use plastic produce bags

Foodland Pasadena and Frewville have become the first supermarkets in Australia to eliminate single-use plastic produce bags. Instead, they've fully fit out their stores with compostable barrier bags used right …
Single-use plastics banned!
09 Sep 2020

Single-use plastics banned!

SINGLE-USE PLASTICS BANNED! Parliament has just passed legislation to ban single-use plastics! Plastic straws, cutlery and drink stirrers are the first to be banned once legislation formally commences in the …
Single-use plastics Bill passes Parliament
09 Sep 2020

Single-use plastics Bill passes Parliament

South Australia has become the first state in the country to ban single-use plastics with legislation passing Parliament today.