SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BANS



Australian Single Use Plastic Bans by State


Single-Use Plastic bans are an effective strategy to speed up the transition toward a circular economy. The goal is to reduce plastic pollution on land and in the oceans and reduce the unsustainable use of fossil fuels to make packaging. 

Stay ahead of the bans by simply searching your state below to find out what items are banned and shop compliant sustainable packaging alternatives. BioPak offers certified compostable, and carbon-neutral alternatives made from sustainably sourced and rapidly renewable materials – so you can feel confident that we have just the right solution for you.




Find Packaging Alternatives to Plastic


BioPak have a wide range of alternative products to help you replace any of your foodservice packaging items that have been banned under recent state single use plastic bans. Select your state below to find sustainable alternatives to banned plastic items relevant to you.



A restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternativeA restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternative
Wooden Cutlery & Stirrers
Laksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensilsLaksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensils
BioCane Soup Spoon
Art printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic strawsArt printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic straws
Paper BioStraws
Takeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cupsTakeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cups
Cold Paper BioCups
Fruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plasticFruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plastic
Clear BioCups
Vegan yogurt in a clear bioplastic cup with lid sold at a supermarket as an alternative to plastic cupsVegan yogurt in a clear bioplastic cup with lid sold at a supermarket as an alternative to plastic cups
Clear BioCups Used With Lid & Food
Takeaway desserts in white paper bowls with lids as alternatives to plasticTakeaway desserts in white paper bowls with lids as alternatives to plastic
Paper BioBowls Use With Lid
A woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternativesA woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternatives
BioCane Plates
Group shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packagingGroup shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packaging
BioCane Clamshells
Burger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containersBurger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containers
BioBoard Clamshells
A white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bagsA white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bags
Bioplastic Carry Bags as Bin Liners
A woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternativeA woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternative
Paper Carry Bags

A restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternativeA restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternative
Wooden Cutlery & Stirrers
Bioplastic cutlery paired with a sugarcane takeaway container as plastic free alternativesBioplastic cutlery paired with a sugarcane takeaway container as plastic free alternatives
Bioplastic Cutlery & Stirrers
Laksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensilsLaksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensils
BioCane Soup Spoon
Art printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic strawsArt printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic straws
Paper BioStraws
Takeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cupsTakeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cups
Cold Paper BioCups
Fruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plasticFruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plastic
Clear BioCups
A man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternativeA man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternative
BioCane Bowls
Acai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packagingAcai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packaging
Clear BioBowls
Takeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containersTakeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containers
Paper BioBowls
Takeaway desserts in white paper bowls with lids as alternatives to plasticTakeaway desserts in white paper bowls with lids as alternatives to plastic
Paper BioBowls Used With Lid
A woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternativesA woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternatives
BioCane Plates
Group shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packagingGroup shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packaging
BioCane Clamshells
Burger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containersBurger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containers
BioBoard Clamshells
A woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternativeA woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternative
Paper Carry Bags
A white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bagsA white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bags
Bioplastic Carry Bags as Bin Liners

Green bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag banGreen bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag ban
Bioplastic Bags
A woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternativeA woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternative
Paper Carry Bags

A restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternativeA restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternative
Wooden Cutlery & Stirrers
Laksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensilsLaksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensils
BioCane Soup Spoon
Art printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic strawsArt printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic straws
Paper BioStraws
Takeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cupsTakeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cups
Cold Paper BioCups
Vegan yogurt in a clear bioplastic cup with lid sold at a supermarket as an alternative to plastic cupsVegan yogurt in a clear bioplastic cup with lid sold at a supermarket as an alternative to plastic cups
Clear BioCups Used With Lid & Food
A man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternativeA man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternative
BioCane Bowls
A salad on a clear bioplastic bowl with lid as an alternative to single-use plastic banA salad on a clear bioplastic bowl with lid as an alternative to single-use plastic ban
Clear BioBowls Used With Lid
Takeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containersTakeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containers
Paper BioBowls
A woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternativesA woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternatives
BioCane Plates
Group shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packagingGroup shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packaging
BioCane Clamshells
Burger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containersBurger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containers
BioBoard Clamshells
A white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bagsA white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bags
Bioplastic Carry Bags as Bin Liners
A woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternativeA woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternative
Paper Carry Bags

A restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternativeA restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternative
Wooden Cutlery & Stirrers
Laksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensilsLaksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensils
BioCane Soup Spoon
Art printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic strawsArt printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic straws
Paper BioStraws
Takeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cupsTakeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cups
Cold Paper BioCups
Fruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plasticFruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plastic
Clear BioCups
A man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternativeA man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternative
BioCane Bowls
Acai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packagingAcai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packaging
Clear BioBowls
Takeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containersTakeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containers
Paper BioBowls
A woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternativesA woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternatives
BioCane Plates
Group shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packagingGroup shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packaging
BioCane Clamshells
Burger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containersBurger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containers
BioBoard Clamshells
Green bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag banGreen bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag ban
Bioplastic Bags

A white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bagsA white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bags
Bioplastic Carry Bags as Bin Liners
A woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternativeA woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternative
Paper Carry Bags

A restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternativeA restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternative
Wooden Cutlery & Stirrers
Laksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensilsLaksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensils
BioCane Soup Spoon
Art printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic strawsArt printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic straws
Paper BioStraws
Takeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cupsTakeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cups
Cold Paper BioCups
Fruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plasticFruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plastic
Clear BioCups
A man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternativeA man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternative
BioCane Bowls
Acai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packagingAcai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packaging
Clear BioBowls
act single use bowl paper alternativeact single use bowl paper alternative
Paper BioBowls
A woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternativesA woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternatives
BioCane Plates
Group shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packagingGroup shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packaging
BioCane Clamshells
Burger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containersBurger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containers
BioBoard Clamshells

A restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternativeA restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternative
Wooden Cutlery & Stirrers
Bioplastic cutlery paired with a sugarcane takeaway container as plastic free alternativesBioplastic cutlery paired with a sugarcane takeaway container as plastic free alternatives
Bioplastic Cutlery & Stirrers
Laksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensilsLaksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensils
BioCane Soup Spoon
Art printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic strawsArt printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic straws
Paper BioStraws
Takeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cupsTakeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cups
Cold Paper BioCups
Fruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plasticFruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plastic
Clear BioCups
A man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternativeA man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternative
BioCane Bowls
Acai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packagingAcai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packaging
Clear BioBowls
Takeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containersTakeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containers
Paper BioBowls
A woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternativesA woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternatives
BioCane Plates
Group shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packagingGroup shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packaging
BioCane Clamshells
Burger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containersBurger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containers
BioBoard Clamshells
Green bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag banGreen bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag ban
Bioplastic bags with handles as bin liners
A woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternativeA woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternative
Paper Carry Bags

A restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternativeA restaurant table setting with wooden cutlery as a single-use plastic bans alternative
Wooden Cutlery & Stirrers
Bioplastic cutlery paired with a sugarcane takeaway container as plastic free alternativesBioplastic cutlery paired with a sugarcane takeaway container as plastic free alternatives
Bioplastic Cutlery & Stirrers
Laksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensilsLaksa noodles eaten using Biocane soup spoon as an alternative to plastic utensils
BioCane Soup Spoon
Art printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic strawsArt printed paper straws photographed inside a room as an alternative to plastic straws
Paper BioStraws
Takeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cupsTakeaway cold drinks served on colorful paper cups with lids and straws as alternatives to disposable plastic cups
Cold Paper BioCups
Fruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plasticFruit smoothies served on clear bioplastic cups with lids and paper straws as packaging alternatives to plastic
Clear BioCups
Vegan yogurt in a clear bioplastic cup with lid sold at a supermarket as an alternative to plastic cupsVegan yogurt in a clear bioplastic cup with lid sold at a supermarket as an alternative to plastic cups
Clear BioCups Used With Lid & Food
A man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternativeA man holding a salad served on a sugarcane bowl paired with a bioplastic cutlery as a single-use plastic ban alternative
BioCane Bowls
A salad on a clear bioplastic bowl with lid as an alternative to single-use plastic banA salad on a clear bioplastic bowl with lid as an alternative to single-use plastic ban
Clear BioBowls Used With Lid
Acai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packagingAcai ice cream softly served in a large clear bioplastic bowl for a customer as plastic free alternative packaging
Clear BioBowls
Takeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containersTakeaway meal on a paper bowl paired with wooden chopsticks as alternatives to plastic lunch containers
Paper BioBowls
Takeaway desserts in white paper bowls with lids as alternatives to plasticTakeaway desserts in white paper bowls with lids as alternatives to plastic
Paper BioBowls Used With Lid
A woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternativesA woman dining in a restaurant serving food on a sugarcane plate with wooden cutlery and blue paper cup as plastic free alternatives
BioCane Plates
Group shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packagingGroup shot of clamshell packaging with wooden cutlery and napkin as alternates to plastic packaging
BioCane Clamshells
Burger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containersBurger served on a takeaway paper box as alternatives to plastic takeaway containers
BioBoard Clamshells
Green bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag banGreen bioplastic bag displayed on green background as alternative to plastic bag ban
Bioplastic Bags
A white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bagsA white carry bag containing a bouquet of flowers as an alternative to plastic carry bags
Bioplastic Carry Bags as Bin Liners
A woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternativeA woman carrying a brown paper bag with green logo as a plastic bag ban alternative
Paper Carry Bags


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