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Plastic bag ban

  • The Victorian Government is introducing a ban on lightweight plastic shopping bags. 
  • The ban will take effect from 1 November 2019. 
  • For full details visit the DELWP website
  • Degradable plastic bags
  • Biodegradable compostable lightweight plastic
  • Barrier bags for fruit, vegetables meat and fish
  • Garbage bags and bin liners
  • Animal waste bags
  • Thick plastic bags designed for re-use
  • 'Green' bags (woven polypropelene)
  • Hessian bags

Vic Bag Ban website