The South Australian Government is seeking your views on its plans to expand single use plastic (SUP) bans. In 2021 South Australia banned plastic straws, stirrers and cutlery from use. The Government now plans to bans expanded polystyrene cups, plates and containers and oxo-degradable products in March 2022. It also seeks your views on a whole range of other problem plastics that include coffee cups and lids, other cups, containers,plastic bags and other assorted problem plastics such as cotton bud and balloon sticks.
The simple answer to whether these items should be added to a ban is YES and as soon as practical in 2022. All of these items have preferred alternatives
You can have your say through this link: https://www.replacethewaste.sa.gov.au/survey