The NRA has created a large range of resources such as staff training kits and signage to assist retailers in the lead up to the plastic bag ban. Please check back regularly for updates.
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The following factsheets are designed to help retailers and their teams to manage the plastic bag ban transition. More factsheets and resources will be added in the lead up to the ban deadline. Please check back regularly for updates.
The following training resources are designed to help retail teams to manage the plastic bag ban transition. More resources will be added in the lead up to the ban deadline. Please check back regularly for updates.
The following signs can be used by retailers to display around your store to inform and remind customers of the impending plastic bag ban.
Posters – Version 1
Place these posters on your shop window or entrance door to prompt your customers to remember to bring their reusable bags.
Posters – Version 2
Place these posters on your shop window or entrance door to let customers know that you have alternative bags available.
Place this double-sided counter card near your register so customers are informed on one side, and staff are aware of what bags are banned on the other.
Posters – plastic bag free (only if don’t use ANY plastic bags)
This poster is only to be used by retailers who do not use ANY form of plastic bag, even legal ones.
Posters – compliant plastic bags
This poster is only to be used by retailers who use plastic bags which comply with the legislation. Find out if your bags comply >>
The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) is responsible for implementing and enforcing the QLD Bag Ban. Information and resources can be found at www.ehp.qld.gov.au/waste, including the following:
- NEW – Educational video
- Discussion Paper – Implementing a lightweight plastic shopping bag ban in Queensland
- Implementing a lightweight plastic shopping bag ban in Queensland – Results of consultation
The following reports provide background information and analysis of plastic bag bans in other states and territories:
- ACT Government – Review of the Plastic Shopping Bags Ban Report (April 2014)
- SA Government – Review of the Plastic Shopping Bags (Waste Avoidance) Act 2008
Please note: the advice provided on this website is designed to assist retailers in understanding the ban and weighing up options but is by no means exhaustive. Each retail business should assess and make decisions based on their own advice and situation.