Tag Archives: bag ban

Victorian businesses prepare to ban the bag

New legislation was introduced to the Victorian state parliament this week which will ban all lightweight plastic shopping bags with a thickness of 35 microns or less. This includes bags made from degradable, biodegradable and compostable plastic. The new law will apply to all retailers and suppliers – regardless of …

Read More »

WA retailers prepare for plastic bag ban

Western Australia is joining Queensland retailers in ‘banning the bag’ on July 1, bringing the states in line with South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the ACT, which already have plastic-bag bans in place. WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson says 84 per cent of Western Australians support a ban …

Read More »