The Government is proposing to move away from hard-to-recycle plastics via a mandatory phase-out. This means, over time, a range of hard-to-recycle and single-use plastics will be banned from use and manufacture in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Read the full consultation document here.

This consultation closes at 5pm on 4th December 2020.

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