From your own business, to your local grocery store, take-away and fast food cafes or 24-hour pharmacies, any retailer or supplier selling or supplying lightweight, single-use, singlet style plastic bags less than 35 microns thick will need to switch.
From July 1, the Queensland and Western Australian Governments are saying no to lightweight, singlet-style plastic bags.
While other Australian states and territories have already implemented similar plastic bag bans in previous years, QLD and WA are now joining them.
Whether you're a retailer or supplier, it's important you do your own research to clearly understand how these bans affect you and your business.
Below is some important information about the bans, links to state government websites and our new paper bag range, which is available now.
HDPE (standard petrochemical) lightweight plastic shopping bags.
Compostable, degradable and biodegradable lightweight plastic shopping bags.
Barrier bags for unpackaged perishable food such as fruit, vegetables & meat
Bin liners and garbage bags
Single-use heavy weight department store plastic bags
Plastic nappy bags
'Dog poo' bags
We've added a new, stylish and strong range of three different sized flat handled paper bags.
These new bags are:
Western Australian retailers and suppliers can find more information at der.wa.gov.au
Swap your plastic for paper and check out Signet's newest paper bag range now!See the Range