Single use plastics ban

single use plastic ban

NSW is banning certain single use plastics

Lightweight plastic shopping bags are being banned from 1 June

The ban applies to thin plastic bags (35 microns or less) which can no longer be supplied, even if they’re made from compostable plastics.

This ban DOES NOT APPLY to:

  • Thicker plastic bags (over 35 microns) like those from major supermarkets and boutique stores
  • Barrier bags such as produce and deli bags, bin liners and compost caddy liners, nappy bags and pet waste bags

The National Retail Association is hosting daily 10am webinars about the bans.

Register here

Single use plastic straws, stirrers, cutlery, plastic plates and bowls and polystyrene foodware banned from 1 November

For more information Single use plastics ban