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Text - It's time to give plastic bags the flick! Text - Remember your reusable shopping bags when you shop Text - Remember to keep your reusable bags clean Text - Biodegradable plastic bags, heavier plastic bags and fruit and vegetable bags are not banned!
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Plastic bag reading 'Good Bye'

Say hello to reusable bags.

From 1 November 2013 Tasmanian retailers can no longer supply shoppers with non-biodegradable, lightweight plastic shopping bags.

Shopper holding groceries

Plastics are a major pollutant in our environment and waste valuable resources.

You can make a difference and help reduce the number of plastic bags by bringing your own bag!

The ban is being implemented by the Tasmanian Government and applies to all Tasmanian retailers.

Please be patient with the retail workers while everyone adapts to the change.​​