Planet or plastic?

Single-use plastic bags are banned from today in Queensland and WA. They join the ACT, Tasmania, SA and the NT. Many supermarkets now stock reusable bags. But are they better for the environment? We asked Dr Vivienne Waller from Swinburne University of Technology.

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