How does the single-use plastic ban affect you? With changing rules in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, the adjustments can be difficult to follow. Our guide will help you navigate the changes per region and shows a range of alternatives to ensure you are compliant.
|EPS cups and|
|Single-use plastic plates||Single-use|
|England||1 October 2023||1 October 2023||1 October 2023*||1 October 2023*|
|Wales||30 October 2023||30 October 2023||30 October 2023||No ban|
|Scotland||Banned since 2022||Banned since 2022||Banned since 2022||No ban|
|Northern Ireland||Banned since 2022||Banned since 2022||No ban||No ban|
|*Unless supplied to another business, or the item is pre-filled packaging or filled at point of sale.|