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of NSW res­i­dents back a ban on sin­gleuse plas­tic bags. Sim­i­lar bans are in place in other parts of Aus­tralia. “We es­ti­mate that at least 16.5 mil­lion plas­tic bags en­ter the lit­ter stream in NSW ev­ery year,” Boomerang Al­liance di­rec­tor Jeff An­gel said. “Plas­tic bag lit­ter is im­pli­cated in hor­ri­ble deaths for marine life and birds.”

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