Shopping

The simplest way to tackle our waste problem is to reduce the amount of rubbish we make.

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Become a Savvy Shopper

The simplest way to tackle our waste problem is to reduce the amount that we create in the first place.  And what better way to reduce our rubbish than by going shopping!

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Reusable bags are a great alternative to plastic bags

Plastic bags - not so fantastic

Did you know that a persons use of a plastic bag can be counted in minutes - however long it takes to get from the shops to home.  Find out why plastic bags are bad and what you can do to avoid them.

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Style

Bring your groceries home in style

Plastic bags are a fundamental part of our shopping routine.  According to the Golden Bay Bag Ladies every year 4 million New Zealanders use 1 billion plastic bags.  That's nearly 5 bags per person per week or 250 bags per person per year.  Find out how you can avoid plastic bags forever!

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Bring Your Own Bag

5 tips to remember to BYO Bag

The hardest thing about using reusable bags is not what style or type to use but to remember to take them with you.  Here are 5 tips to help you remember to bring your own bag.

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