government expected to announce plastic bag ban
Assistant Secretary of Environment Eugenie Sage will issue a \"significant\" statement on environmental issues in Wellington tomorrow morning.
Earlier this year, Sage said she prefers to ban singles.
Using plastic bags, she said she wanted to phase out plastic bags instead of taxing them.
Companies across the country have announced a halt to single-
Use plastic bags all year round.
In June, 12 companies pledged to mark World Environment Day with 100 recyclable packaging by 2025. New Zealand-
Based on food, Countdown, NZ Post & fruit Suntory and multinational companies Amcor, Danone, L\'Oreal, Mars, Pepsi, Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola, Unilever and Nestle have signed a new Zealand plastic packaging statement.
Countdown, fresh options and Supervalue announced that they will phase out plastic straws by October 1 and push at least 100 of reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging to 2025.
Kiri Hannifin, general manager of company affairs at Countdown, said that by phasing out plastic straws, the company will eliminate 11 plastic straws.
6 million per year come from landfill sites.
Food is also being tried out, asking customers to take their own containers to the new world of Howell, filled with meat for slaughter or seafood.
L\'Oreal replaced the original materials last year with 7294 tons of recycled materials, which increased in 2016.
For example, in 2017, the group\'s Redken, Kiehl and puology brands launched 250 ml shampoo bottles made of 100 recycled plastic.
Scientists estimate that there are more than 0. 15 billion tons of plastic in the ocean. if there is no change in the ocean, the weight of plastic will exceed that of fish by 2050.