Single use plastics to be banned at City of Launceston events, markets and on council owned and managed land by 2022

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated March 22 2019 - 2:58am, first published 2:50am
Councillor Andrea Dawkins' motion to ban single use plastics with the City of Launceston was successful.

The City of Launceston will phase out the use of single use plastics at events, markets and on all council-owned land by 2022, a timeframe it believes is more achievable than Hobart's ban by next year.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010