Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan
Plastics have become part of our everyday lives, providing many positive benefits to society however with increases in population and consumption, plastic pollution is growing and the negative impacts locally and globally have grown exponentially, particularly for single-use plastics products.
Queensland’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan was released on 7 November 2019. The plan sets the direction for Queensland to be part of the global solution to plastic pollution.
The plastic plan identifies and prioritises actions to help reduce plastic waste and reduce the amount of plastic in and entering the environment. It also supports the recovery and recycling of plastics by identifying actin at every step of the supply chain.