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
Plastic bags that are still allowed
- 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