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Plastic History – Australia

I was one of those – didn’t think for a second about the garbage I contributed to the earth.

Now, I re-use.

Australia is the first to get tough on being “plastic” responsible.”

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http://www.greenlivingtips.com/blogs/383/-Plastic-Bag-Ban-Starts-In-South-Australia.html

Plastic Bag Ban Starts In South Australia

By Green Living Tips | Published  05/4/2009

South Australia has become the first state in the country to ban lightweight plastic checkout bags and through doing so is expected to reduce the number of bags heading to landfill each year by around 400 million.

As of today, retailers failing to observe the ban by retailers risk an on the spot fine of AUD $315, or a maximum penalty of $5,000.

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August 25, 2009 - Posted by | DIY Health

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