The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Act 2023
Amends/Commences: New Legislation
Comes into force: Sections 3,4,17,21,22, and 23 come into force on 7th June 2023, the remainder is expected from October 2023.
A ban on single-use plastics is introduced but not yet fully in force. The list of single-use plastics includes (but not limited to):
lids for cups or takeaway food containers;
When the ban comes into force it will be an offence for a person to supply or offer to supply a prohibited single-use plastic product to a consumer in Wales.
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