supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
  • Single use plastics ban

    Created: 01/06/2022

    Scotland has become the first part of the UK to implement a ban on many of the most problematic single-use plastics, as legislation comes into force today (Wednesday 01 June 2022).

    The ban means it will be an offence for businesses in Scotland to provide the items – which include plastic cutlery, plates and stirrers.

    Around 700 million of these single-use items are currently used in Scotland every year.

    The regulations come into force following a six month grace period, during which Zero Waste Scotland ran a business campaign to raise awareness on how to prepare.  




    What now?
    See other news/events in the General News category
    Go to the main News page
    Tell us about your own news

Suggest an update/report an error/enquire about this page

News/Events Categories:

FVA news (241 items)
Job Vacancies (2,542 items)
Social Enterprise (79 items)
Funding and Finance (1,444 items)
Training and Learning (1,845 items)
Community Events (2,716 items)
Goods Donations and Services (69 items)
General News (2,889 items)
Volunteering (400 items)
Partnerships Networks and Forums (137 items)


Go to the main News page

Share your news/events

It's free! Tell us about your event, news, training, vacancy etc. by completing a short form and we'll add it to our e-bulletins and website - accessed by thousands of people every month.


Sign up to our e-bulletins

Subscribe to our e-bulletins today to keep up-to-date with all of the latest news and events across Fife's Third Sector.

Sign up for e-bulletins now