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Plastic shopping bags – the CON in Convenient!

By |2017-10-05T22:10:52+00:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Earth Cool Consumer, Reduce Re-use Recycle|Tags: , , , |

Why is it so hard for retailers to do the right thing & provide 100% recyclable plastic shopping bags made from recycled plastic? So far only Checkers has!

Shopping bag survey supports ban of plastic bags

By |2017-06-20T21:55:58+00:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Reduce Re-use Recycle|Tags: , , , |

As part of its Rethink the Bag initiative, the Two Oceans Aquarium ran a survey at a number of SPAR retailers in Cape Town.  Waste Reduction – Far South volunteers ran the survey on behalf of Two Oceans at the Valyland SPAR in Fish Hoek.  The results showed overwhelming support for re-useable shopping bags and a [...]

Recycle logos but shopping bags dumped! No to bags!

By |2017-05-21T13:21:28+00:00May 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Reduce Re-use Recycle|Tags: , , , , , |

Recycle messages on plastic shopping bags are misleading. Most are not recycled due to an additive. Stop buying bags. Help call to ban non recyclables.

What Plastics are Recyclable – look at polymer ID no!

By |2015-05-27T11:16:26+00:00May 27th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Reduce Re-use Recycle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Now you CAN identify plastic packaging and avoid non-recyclable plastic. The Plastic Packaging industry introduced a Plastic / Polymer Identity Code to make it easier to identify plastics.