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A question we often get here at foodcompostfood.org surrounds the issue of using biodegradable bin liners in kerb-side compost collection. Recently Sonya Gee of the ABC penned an article answering a similar question around the effect the ban on supermarket plastic bags has on plastic bag sales...
Sonya writes, "When the ACT Government banned single-use plastic bags in 2011, some Canberrans found themselves without a steady supply of free bin bags. When Colin heard that Coles and Woolworths were going to phase out plastic bags across the country, it made him think about one aspect of the ban that bugs him."My question's always been – has the sale of kitchen tidy bags increased as a result of not having plastic bags?""We now have to go and buy bags, which we never used to, and speaking to other people about the same thing – they're in the same boat. Colin says it's not the cost of the bags that worries him most. "It's the principle," he said."
So what are Canberrans doing without plastic bags from the supermarkets? Are they buying them, or finding alternative methods to line their bins?.... And how might we apply these lessons to seperating our food scraps for composting?.....
Continue reading the ABC news story here....
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