Is a charge on plastic bags the solution to our plastic pollution problem?

Posted 27 Feb 2017 in Security Building

Is a charge on plastic bags the solution to our plastic pollution problem? | FM Magazine

Australians use an estimated five billion single-use plastic bags (supb’s) per year. This sounds like a lot but this represents only about 20,000 tonnes of plastic or 0.04 percent of the waste generated in Australia per year. If all of these plastic bags go to landfill they represent just 0.1 percent of waste to landfill.

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