Compostable plastic


Melbpack is pleased to announce we can now supply compostable “plastic”. This is compostable material is derived from corn starch, and is not LDPE.

The raw material for our compostable option is certified to AS 4736 (industrial compost) standards which means when disposed in an industrial compost facility, it will compost within 12 weeks. AS 4736 also includes the worm toxicity test.

The compostable resin we use is certified compostable in industrial composting facilities (AS 4736) for film and bag applications up to 192 microns.

Application types

  • Courier satchels
  • Food waste bags
  • Garment bags
  • Dog poo bags
  • Food handling gloves (we supply these as well)
  • Aprons
  • Tubing
  • Pallet bags
  • Compostable Sheeting
  • Fertiliser bags
  • Furniture bags
  • Mulch Film

Minimum Order Quantity

This product is imported and requires an minimum order of over 1 Tonne. (1-2 Pallets)

Approximate Pricing

Pricing will vary, depending on gauge and winding requirements  Pricing ranges from $7.80 Per kg to $10.00 Per kg.

Lead time
Lead time is approximately 2 Months, this product is from Malaysia.

Sizes and Color

Min width: 101mm
Max width: 3500mm
Min gauge: 15um

Almost any size, sheeting bag or tubing etc is possible, please give us a call with your requirements.

Natural colour is a very light transparent brown / beige.


As this product is produced from  corn starch, they essentially comprise of organic materials and therefore, have a shelf life. To ensure maximum longevity, the product should be stored in a cool, dry place. When stored correctly, they will retain its strength to last for 6 – 8 months.

If printing is required, it should be a minimal as possible