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BioBags are made using Ecopond, a starch-based bioplastic that is certified compostable to Australian commercially compostable (AS4736) and home compostable (AS5810) standards.

Checkout bags

Our BioPlastic Bags are made from Ecopond – a synthetic biodegradable bioplastic combined with plant-starch – and are certified home compostable to European and Australian Standards (AS5810), and commercially compostable to Australian Standards (AS4736).

Bin Liners

Made from Ecopond – a synthetic biodegradable bioplastic combined with plant-starch – our bin liners and are certified home and commercially compostable and accepted wherever there are municipal organic waste collection services, perfect for collecting foodscraps and compostable packaging.


Learn more about Bags

Plastic pollution is wreaking havoc on our planet, and single-use plastic bags are one of the most significant contributors, it’s no surprise that many local and state governments are banning them.

 

We have summarised the changes for you and even come up with a sweet little infographic to show what it means for each state.

If you've ever tried to make an eco-friendly choice when it comes to packaging materials, you'll know it can be a confusing landscape to navigate. With various claims and technical terms, it's important to be on the lookout for unscrupulous marketing. As for plastic products, the most common (misleading) claim is plastics labelled as ‘degradable’, ‘biodegradable’ or even ‘landfill degradable’. Unlike bioplastics which are produced from renewable resources, these 'degradable plastics' are just conventional plastics derived from fossil resources with an additive that the manufacturers claim will render the product biodegradable under specific conditions. 

Bags

Plastic pollution is wreaking havoc on our planet, and single-use plastic bags are one of the most significant contributors, so it’s no surprise that many local and state governments are banning them.

South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory have already introduced bans on plastic bags. Victoria, Western Australia, and Queensland have also committed to banning plastic bags by 2018. New South Wales has not yet indicated that a ban will be introduced. Not sure how it affects you? Read our blog or view our bag ban infographic to find out more about the ban in your local area.

While we can all agree that there is a need to reduce plastic shopping bag consumption, there are some instances where lightweight single-use bags are still required for hygienic reasons. Plus, compostable lightweight, single-use bags can be useful for collecting organic waste – like home compost or food scraps – as these bags will decompose in a home composting system.

Our bioplastic bags range includes checkout bags and bin liners, and provides an eco-friendly alternative to conventional plastic bags. BioBags are made using Ecopond, a starch-based bioplastic that is certified commercially compostable (AS4736)and home compostable (AS5810) to Australian Standards.

Aside from the obvious environmental benefits, using compostable bags reduces greenhouse gases, returns nutrients back to the earth and improves soil quality, and costs less than sending waste to landfill.

Home or council composting is not an option? We also offer our own composting service, so check to see if it's available in your area.