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‘Leading the country’: South Australia to ban plastic cutlery, straws and stirrers

State government also has polystyrene containers and cups in its sights, and more single-use items could follow

South Australia will become the first Australian state to ban plastic straws, cutlery, and drink stirrers under a plan announced by the state government.

  • Luke Henriques-Gomes
  • The Guardian

The SA environment minister, David Speirs, said on Saturday the Liberal government would draft legislation to ban the single-use items this year before introducing the bill to parliament in 2020.

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