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Non woven bags recommended by australian government


Non woven, eco, reusable, green, jute & cotton bags must be used by NT retailers instead of plasticbags. 

NT Government encourages us to use more of eco friendly tote bags instead of plasticbags due to harm caused by them to environment.

NT Government has given a 4 month period to phase out plastic bags. Period commences from 1 May 2011. 

Compliance kit is available in their website.

So from 1 Sept 2011 none of the retailers can hand out plastic or degradable plasticbags. Banning plasticbags is part of NT G climate change policy.

The ban means that from 1 September 2011 Territory retailers can no longer supply lightweight, “checkout” style plasticbags, including degradable ones.