The measure should have come into force in April but was put back because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses in England will not be able to provide plastic straws, cotton buds and stirrers to customers.
The ban was due to be introduced in April, but given the massive impact on supply chains of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government decided to postpone the ban until now.
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