Lightweight plastic bag ban - Discussion paper

Implementing a lightweight single-use plastic bag ban in Western Australia
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The aim of the Western Australian lightweight, single-use plastic bag ban is to reduce the number of lightweight plastic bags that are littered, and the associated environmental impacts of this source of plastic pollution.

This discussion paper seeks feedback on how the WA Government can reduce the impact of lightweight single-use plastic bags. It focuses on the WA Government’s preferred option which is to implement a statewide ban and seeks your views on the impact of the preferred approach. The paper also provides an opportunity for you to review other options that were considered but not pursued.