Single Use Plastic Prohibition - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to ensure that you do not supply any person with a prohibited plastic product.

Prohibited plastic products include:

  • single-use expanded polystyrene containers for serving food or a beverage
  • single-use plastic beverage stirrers
  • single-use plastic cutlery
  • single-use plastic shopping bags
  • any other single-use plastic product prescribed by regulation
  • non-compostable degradable plastic product prescribed by regulation.

If you supply compostable bags, you will need to ensure that they comply with the home composting and industrial composting standard.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Other resources

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

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