Weʼre raising £200 to To make and supply re useable boomerang bags for shoppers in local areas(selby)
- Selby, UK
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About Boomerang Bags
Boomerang Bags is a community driven initiative tackling plastic pollution at a grassroots level. The initiative works to mobilise communities to make re-useable ‘Boomerang Bags’ using recycled materials, which are made available to the wider community as a sustainable alternative to plastic bags.
How it works
Each Boomerang Bag is handmade by community groups, schools and volunteers from the local community, using donated second-hand materials.
✓ Actively engages the local community in positive environmental and social change ✓ Raises awareness about plastic pollution as well as wider sustainability issues, and encourage innovative solutions
✓ Reduces plastic consumption (and subsequent pollution), leading to cleaner parks and beaches
✓ Fosters sustainable behaviour
✓ Builds community connectedness
✓ Creates a sense of purpose and community ownership
✓ Increases the skills and capacity of volunteers, leading to increased employment opportunities
✓ Bridges the gap between senior citizens and youth
✓ Diverts waste from landfill through up-cycling of second-hand materials
Boomerang Bags Selby
Boomerang Bags Selby presents an exciting opportunity to introduce the initiative to [insert location name]. The project is being driven by [insert people, groups etc], with the support of Boomerang Bags Australia to reduce plastic consumption, promote up-cycling of materials, and build community within the city/local area.
E.g The project will target Selby businesses/shopping precinct/markets/etc]. It will also engage with local schools, community groups etc through community events, and regular sewing bees to be arranged .
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Boomerang Bags is a community driven initiative tackling plastic pollution at a grassroots level. getting communities to make re-useable ‘Boomerang Bags’ using recycled materials, which are made available to the wider community as a sustainable alternative to plastic bags.,
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