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ACT’s single use plastics ban legislation to be introduced this week

Under the Plastic Reduction Bill, plastic cutlery, drink stirrers and polystyrene food containers will be banned in the ACT from 1 July 2021.

Lids4Kids calls for one-stop recycling centre

The founder of grassroots organisation Lids4Kids is calling for a permanent home for the facility in the ACT – a one-stop recycling drop-off centre for Canberrans. Lids4Kids currently operates out of founder Tim...

ACT delays implementation of single-use plastics ban

The implementation of an ACT single-use plastics ban, originally slated for ‘mid-to-late 2020’, has been delayed until 2021 due to COVID-19.

Take 5: Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, Plastic Free July

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz is the founder of Plastic Free July, a grassroots movement that started in 2011 and has since become a global phenomenon. She’s written a book, Plastic Free, alongside Joanna Atherfold...

Reusable coffee cups slowly return to Canberra cafés

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease Canberra’s cafés have begun accepting reusable cups again, albeit under strict protocols around cleanliness.

Plastic not fantastic

Canberra business leader Tammy Ven Dange is so determined to reduce plastic waste that her down-time from her recycling start-up involves cleaning up.
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