Single-use plastic bans in WA comes into effect in WA

Daniela Cooper
By Daniela Cooper
Updated July 1 2022 - 2:51am, first published 1:15am
BANNED: The items include plates, bowls, cutlery, drink stirrers, drinking straws, thick plastic bags, expanded polystyrene (EPS) food containers, helium balloon releases and unlidded containers. Picture: File Image.

It is a historic day in Western Australia with bans on nine single-use plastic items coming into effect.


Daniela Cooper

Daniela has returned to her first love after a decade of working in local, state and federal governments, non-profits and the corporate world. She has a passion for injustice; to be a voice for those who don't have one; to hold power to account; and to bring readers the news without fear. She loves to explore new places and unfamiliar topics (both in her professional and private life) but her go-to loves are travel, health, social justice, foreign affairs and the outdoors. Email