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GALLERY: 11 ways to use less plastic

Science & Environment

About 40 per cent of the rubbish collected during last years’ Clean Up Australia Day was plastic – a total of 6400 tonnes. It has adverse impacts on the environment, our health and our society, but there are a number of things you can do to reduce your usage. And you don’t have to completely avoid it either – just make sustainable choices, opting for reusable plastic products.