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Ban the Bag NSW - Rally & Media Release

Our message read clear: we want NSW to join the rest of Australia in banning single use plastic bags.

More than one million single-use plastic bags are used every minute! Every year approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. Over the last ten years Australian state environment ministers have pondered legislation to ban single-use plastic bags, in this time over 1.2 billion have ended up in the litter stream. Even as you are reading this, 7,150 plastic bags are going to “landfill.”

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It was feeling too quiet here in Australia about a ban on plastic bags, so I dusted off the seashells and we held a rally in our paradisal ocean town of Byron Bay. It’s been a year since we walked into Parliament with 12,500+ signatures requesting a ban on plastic bags...

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