Compostable plastic packaging
The Western Australian Government has indicated that exemptions to single-use plastic bans exist for bowls and cups where they are made of a paperboard which is certified compostable to the Australian Standards.
Paperboard bowls (with or without a lid) lined with certified compostable material to AS standard
Paperboard bowls with lids i.e. a PE lined bowl with a PP lid is acceptable if the two are sold / provided together to customer / consumer
Paperboard cold cups lined with certified compostable material to AS standard
Paperboard cold cups lids can be any material
To find out more, visit WA Plastic Ban.
Head back to the Single-use Problematic Plastics in Australia home page, here.
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