Welcome to our 'NO Plastic Bags' resource centre - for answers to all your questions, useful links and inspiring case studies from other retailers like you who've said NO to plastic bags and reaped the rewards!
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In Australia, the major supermarket chains recently recorded a 34% reduction in the number of plastic bags handed out since 2002. This means plastic bag use in supermarkets has been slashed by 1.5 billion bags!
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View some inspiring case studies to find out how other retailers like you have taken up the plastic bag challenge.
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View the letter distributed by the Australian Government to retailers across the country encouraging them to take action on plastic bags.
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1. Why should I offer my customers an alternative to single-use plastic bags?
In 2005 Australians used over 3.92 billion plastic bags, and up to 80 million of these ended up as rubbish. These single-use plastic bags have a devastating effect on the environment – they can take up to 1,000 years to break down in landfill and kill many thousands of marine animals.
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