Disposable plastic bags are responsible for the deaths of over 100,000 marine animals every year.
Plastic bags are responsible for the deaths of over 100,000 marine animals every year. Learn more... A meeting of the Environment Protection and Heritage Council held in April 2008, failed to reach a national agreement for Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea on banning single use plastic carrier bags. The Federal and State Environment Ministers involved had already made a commitment to phase out plastic bags by the end of the year, but opinions differed at the gathering on how to achieve a consistent policy.
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