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Coles to turf single-use plastic tableware in line with EU environmental ban | Redland City Bulletin



COLES will phase out single-use plastic tableware products including cups, plates, bowls, straws and cutlery.

OUT THEY GO: Coles will get rid of wasteful single-use plastic items like straws and cultery. The EU will ban single-use plastics like straws, forks and knives from 2021.

None will be sold past July 1 and it will divert 1.5 million kilograms worth of single-use plastic from landfill each year.

As an alternative to single-use plastic, customers will instead be offered a range of certified tableware and reusable options.

The commitment applies to plastic single-use tableware products sold at Coles supermarkets, Coles Express outlets, and Coles Liquor stores – more than 2500 sites.

Coles chief executive Steven Cain said Coles a…

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