Say no to plas­tic bags

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

WHIT­SUN­DAY Re­gional Coun­cil and Eco Barge Clean Seas Inc. are again urg­ing lo­cal businesses to sup­port the Plas­tic bag free March cam­paign.

Mayor Jennifer Whit­ney said last year, 12 lo­cal re­tail­ers signed on to say no to plas­tic bags dur­ing the month of March rais­ing lo­cal aware­ness about their im­pacts on our lo­cal en­vi­ron­ment and wildlife.

Found­ing Chair of Eco Barge Clean Seas Inc. Libby Edge, said the Whit­sun­day re­gion used a stag­ger­ing 180,000 plas­tic bags ev­ery week. In­di­vid­u­als and re­tail­ers in­ter­ested in get­ting in­volved are urged to con­tact Josh Dyke on 4945 0233.

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