Open consultation

Single-use plastic: banning the supply of commonly littered single-use plastic items

Applies to England


Defra wants your views on a plan to ban the supply of single-use plastic items and polystyrene food and drink containers.

This consultation is being held on another website.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) wants to know what you think about a plan to ban the supply of single-use plastic. This includes:

  • plates
  • cutlery
  • balloon sticks
  • expanded and extruded polystyrene food and drink containers

You can also contribute to Defra’s call for evidence on commonly littered single-use plastic items.

Published 20 November 2021
Last updated 18 November 2021