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Prohibited Items 2021

These single-use plastic products including bioplastics such as PLA are prohibited from March 1, 2021

Prohibited: Single-use Plastic Beverage Stirrers

Any straw made from, or comprising, fossil fuel derived plastic and/or compostable plastic which is designed to be used once, or a limited number of times before being thrown away. Examples of single-use plastic beverage stirrers include:


Prohibited: Single-use Plastic Cutlery

Any utensil that can be used to eat food. This includes spoons, forks, knives, sporks, splayds and chopsticks which are designed to be used once or a limited number of times, before being thrown away. Exemptions apply for pre-packaged and attached items such as straws attached to juice or milk cartons. For more information visit this page.

Prohibited: Single-use Plastic Drinking Straws

Any straw made from, or comprising, fossil fuel derived plastic and/or compostable plastic which is designed to be used once, or a limited number of times before being thrown away. Exemptions apply for people who require single-use straws due to a disability or health needs.