Key updates

The National Retail Association will provide key updates and news throughout coming months.

Check back regularly for updates

Exemption approved for specific items undergoing composting certification

Today, the NRA has been informed that a time-limited exemption for specific items undergoing composting certification has been approved
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Exemption applications & compliance

UPDATE: Process for exemption applications and compliance action during review
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More free online sessions added

More dates added for free online sessions as the first ban date approaches.
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Minor amendments published

The regulations were slightly amended on 3 June to define plastic in more detail, accelerate exemption application powers, and correct errors.
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exemption applications

Exemption application guidelines now available

Businesses can apply for an exemption based on significant evidence of the issues outlined in DWER's exemption consideration guide.
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Plastic Free Places WA expanded

The Plastic Free Places program provides an opportunity for businesses to go “the extra step” beyond the ban to improve their environmental footprint.
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Ask questions at free online sessions

Join us in our free online sessions on the last Wednesday of every month to receive and overview of the ban or ask questions.
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Items without AU composting certification

Still waiting for your AU certification? Apply for an exemption if you've started your AU certification process AND have already achieved EU certification.
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