The NSW Plastics Action Plan
The NSW Plastics Action Plan sets out the first six actions to achieve four long term outcomes to better manage plastics and reduce the impact they have on the environment.
Outcome 1: Reduced plastic waste generation
Action 1: Introduce new legislation to reduce harmful plastics.
- Phase-out single-use plastics
- Set design standards to limit the impact of harmful plastics
- Making producers and brand owners of plastic packaging more responsible
Action 2: Accelerate the transition to better plastic products
Outcome 2: Make the most of our plastic resources
Action 3: Support innovation
Outcome 3: Reduced plastic leakage
Action 4: Tackle cigarette butt litter
Action 5: Reduce the risk of nurdles entering the environment.
Outcome 4: Improved understanding of the future of plastics
Action 6: Support plastics research
More information available at dpie.nsw.gov.au
Click here to view Action Plan.