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Demand for reusable shopping bags at all-time high

With less than a month before major supermarkets start removing lightweight plastic bags from stores, consumer demand for reusable grocery bags is at an all-time high, according to Trolley Bags. The company, whose reusable shopping bag system achieved viral success in 2015 has experienced a 150 per cent jump in …

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Supermarkets move away from single-use lightweight plastic shopping bags

Grocery retailers Woolworths, Coles, IGA and Harris Farm Markets announce their commitment to phasing out plastic bags. Woolworths Group will stop offering single-use lightweight plastic shopping bags across its entire store network in Australia within the next 12 months. This approach will cover all stores across the Woolworths Group nationwide, …

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NRA to launch campaign on plastic-bag ban

The National Retail Association has teamed up with the Queensland Government in an initiative to guide retailers through the state’s impending ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. In support of the new legislation aimed at tackling shopping-bag litter, the NRA will launch an awareness campaign to inform the retail sector …

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