LATEST NEWS

QLD INTRODUCES PLASTIC BAN INTO PARLIAMENT

July 15, 2020

The Queensland Government is planning to introduce legislation to phase out certain plastic products and released a 'regulatory impact statement' (RIS) for public review. Submissions due 15 April, 2020.

VIC TRIAL SAVES OVER 25,000 PLASTIC ITEMS

May 1, 2020

Our trial Plastic Free Places program in Elsternwick, Victoria, has come to a close - and over the past 6 months, the 18 participating businesses eliminated over 25,000 pieces of single-use plastic! 

COVID-19 GUIDES TO SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

March 28, 2020

With the lockdown, many cafes are switching to takeaway and delivery services to stay in business. We have released two plastic-free takeaway guides (covering reusable and compostable options) for cafes and restaurants in response to COVID 19.

PLASTIC FREE BYRON HITS HALF A MILLION

January 31, 2020

Byron's cafes are leading the way in the fight against single use plastic, with over half a million single-use plastic takeaway items, such as straws, cutlery and coffee cups, having been eliminated by Plastic Free Byron’s Make the Switch program.

PLASTIC FREE PLACES TRIALS IN VICTORIA

January 25, 2020

We're running two new trial programs in Victoria! We’re working with the council and 18 local businesses in each community to assist them to switch away from single-use plastic items, addressing barriers that prevent many businesses from successfully switching.

THE PLASTIC FREE PLACES PROGRAM IS AN INITIATIVE OF

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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

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WITH FUNDING SUPPORT FROM

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