A degradable bag in the Pick n Pay Waterfront on Tuesday morning
05 July, 2018, 12:57
Another customer called staff "money-grabbing scum" as the ban came in to reduce plastic waste polluting the oceans.
It was one of dozens of cases of shop staff being abused as Australia moves to reduce the amount of non-decomposing synthetic materials going into rivers and seas. The government's decision has caused resentment among some buyers.
Prohibit plastic at the entrance to large supermarkets has been damaged.
In Western Australia one of the buyers attacked the seller of a network of Woolworths refused to give him a free package.
Plastic fresh food packaging, drink stirrers, straws and all single-use plastic bags would be banned under the Greens' policy.
Coles, Australia's second-largest retailer, has gradually halted the use of disposable plastic bags starting Sunday, as did major retailers. According to Clean Up Australia, Australians throw about 7,150 plastic bags per minute.
Woolworths announced last week that their reusable bags would be given away for free for 10 days until Sunday July 8 while customers got used to the absence of single-use bags.
"While we understand that some customers may be frustrated by this change, there is absolutely no excuse for abusive or violent behaviour towards retail staff", said Gerard Dwyer, national secretary of the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association. "Before they appeared, we used paper parcels, cardboard boxes, bags and carts", - commented Steven Dawson, Minister of environment Australia.
According to United States journal Science, eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into the Earth's oceans and seas each year, with toxic particles ingested by fish and, through the food chain, by humans. We will remind, doctors have found that the endocrine system of modern teenagers poisoned by plastic. People typically use plastic bags for less than 25 minutes, but it takes anywhere from 100 to 500 years for them to decay completely.
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Ms Paramor is anxious that the the decision could encourage other big retailers to "backslide" on the self-imposed bans. The Victorian government on Wednesday announced single-use plastic bags would be phased out over the next 18 months.
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