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Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Act 2020

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
South Australia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Sea, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Business/industry/corporations Certification Offences/penalties Internal trade Marine pollution Packaging/labelling Waste management Waste prevention Solid waste
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Entry into force notes
Enter into force 20200301. In this version provisions that are uncommenced appear in italics.
Abstract

The objects of this Act include to— (a) provide for the restriction or prohibition of certain single-use and other plastic products; and (b) promote and support better waste management practices including the reduction of marine litter; and (c) promote and support the principles of the waste management hierarchy; and (d) promote and support the principles of the circular economy. This Act does not apply to a container that is the subject of a beverage container approval under the Environment Protection Act 1993

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.sa.gov.au

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Regulations 2021

Legislation | Australia | 2021

Keyword: Social protection, Business/industry/corporations, Packaging/labelling, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX