This online engagement was hosted on YourSAy from 13 January 2019 to 22 February 2019. Below is a record of the consultation process.


Tell us what you think we can do to address the environmental impacts associated with single-use plastic products.


What is being decided?


Single-use plastics are attracting considerable local, national and international interest. Here in South Australia, the community has increasingly been calling for action on items such as plastic bags, coffee cups and polystyrene.

The Turning the tide on single-use plastic products Discussion Paper invites you to consider:

• which single-use plastic items we should focus on
• the community and business impacts of any government action in relation to those items
• what are the best approaches government could take to address the issue of single-use plastics (eg. legislation, education, incentives).

You can also read a summary of the discussion paper.

How you can get involved

Read the Turning the tide on single-use plastic products Discussion Paper or the Summary and provide your feedback by:

Green Industries SA (GISA)
GPO Box 1047
Adelaide SA 5001

How can your input influence the decision?

Feedback on the discussion paper will help inform the State Government’s continued efforts to maintain South Australia’s national leadership in recycling and our transition to a circular economy.

A summary of feedback received on single-use plastic products will be prepared and published on the GISA web site by 31 March 2019.

Subject to the outcomes of this consultation process, further detailed consultation with business, industry and other parties will be undertaken.

Contact details

For general enquiries please phone (08) 8204 2051 or email

Closing date: Friday 22 February 2019


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