Single-use Plastics Ban 2023 Toolkit


From 1 October 2023 bans and restrictions on single-use plastic cutlery, single-use balloon sticks and certain types of polystyrene cups and food containers will apply. 

Please share and download the resources below for more information on what is banned, what is not, answers to common questions and useful social media assets.

We have included an article, poster, flow chart, Q&A and social media assets and post copy (coming shortly). Please use these on your social media channels and your websites, in your newsletters and other customer communications. 

Please do not alter the assets which are provided below in any way.

If you have any further questions about the partner toolkit, then please email us at

Please note we will be publishing further useful resources in this space over the coming weeks to support you to comply with this important new ban.


Single-use Plastics Ban 'Are you ready'? article

Please cascade this short article containing key information about the ban and links to further guidance, to all impacted businesses.

Single-use Plastics Questions and Answers

Access quick answers to common questions.

Single-use Plastics Ban Poster

Please view and/or print this poster to understand the scope of the new ban.

Single-use Plastics Ban Flow chart

Please use this flow diagram containing key details about the ban - including what is scope and which businesses are affected.

If you have any questions about the campaign or how to use any of these materials, please contact:

Social media assets and post copy