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Please see the latest social media, news and media releases relating to the Queensland plastic bag ban below.

 

 

SEE WHAT OTHER RETAILERS ARE DOING

Instagram post 2175934719641081538_7777718102 Fantastic work to the The Reject Shop at Deagon Market Place. The team have taken the initiative to eliminate their plastic bag options!!! Be mindful and remember to reuse your shopping bags 🛍 🛍🛍 #qldbagban #bagban #queensland #northbrisbane #deagon #deagonmarketplace #shopping #retail #reusable #reusablebags #ecofriendly #groovybags #savetheworld #everybagcounts
Instagram post 2175920774679317604_7777718102 BWS never disappoints with their range of recyclable and reusable options 📦 Keep up the great work, every bit counts !! #qldbagban #queensland #brisbane #north Brisbane  #Deagon #bagban #recycle #reuse #ecobags #ecofriendly #environmentallyfriendly #savetheplanet  #theplanetmatters
Instagram post 2165822673754839567_7777718102 Brassall’s @pricesplus are thrilled with the amount of eco friendly bags customers are purchasing and reusing! The staff members are surprised on how many customers bring their own bags!! Fantastic work to the team at Prices Plus Brassall !! Keep up the fantastic work!! #qld #qldbagban #qldbags #bagban #groovybags #yellowbags #brightbags #queensland #ipswich #brassall #retail #shopping #shop #greatcustomerservice
Instagram post 2165749683570831219_7777718102 Introducing the new eco bags by @suzanne_grae !!! Implemented a week ago and they are flying off the shelves!! All proceeds of the bags are being donated to the Starlight Foundation 🌟💫!! Amazing work !! #qld #qldbagban #bagban #ecobags #groovybags #queensland #ipswich #booval #groovybags #savingtheplanet #changingforthebetter #ecobags #purplebags #fashion #retail #shopping #womensfashion
Instagram post 2165743441859192157_7777718102 @bemestyle at Booval Fair have gone above and beyond in supporting the QLD bag ban!! Head on over and check out their lovely variety of women’s fashion. The team are super friendly and will help you with all your fashion needs!! 🛍#qldbagban #bagban #queensland #ipswich #booval #groovybags #paperbags #womensfashion #fashion #retail #shopping #shopuntilyoudrop
Instagram post 2165714857039843135_7777718102 @petbarn at Booval Fair are absolutely fantastic!! The company implemented the Plastic Bag ban prior to the legislations approval! They also take great pride in minimising their carbon footprint!! Great work team 👌🏼 #bagban #qldbagban #queensland #booval #ipswich #savingtheworld #savingtheplanet #ecofriendly #ecobags #eco #stockboxes #reuse #reduceplastic #plasticless #lessplastic #lessplasticwaste
Instagram post 2156316095741710083_7777718102 Come and visit the team at @vintagecollectiveshop Annerley for your Vintage, Modern, Glamour clothing needs!! The staff have gone above and beyond in supporting the QLD bag ban by enforcing paper bags in their establishment!! Keep up the great work, every bag counts! #qldbagban #bagban #plasticless #queensland #brisbane #annerly #annerlyarcade #fashion #retail #shopping #vintage #glamour #modern #style #stylish #eco #ecofriendly #savingtheworld #saynotoplasticbags #saynotoplastic #paper #paperbags
Instagram post 2155640723895236901_7777718102 @lifelineaustralia Moorooka  are pleased to announce the arrival of their new range of eco-friendly bags. The new bags are made out of recycled pillow cases. The organisation stitches every bag creating quality products !! Keep up the Great Work !!! #qldbagban #bagban #lifeline #moorooka #brisbane #queensland #ecobags #groovybags #retail #shopping #supportingagoodcause #savinglives
Instagram post 2155628223048974950_7777718102 Stacie from @salvosau Moorooka would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all her customers who purchase and reuse their eco-friendly bags!! Keep up the great work Moorooka Salvos !!! #salvos #qldbagban #bagban #brisbane #moorooka #qualitycustomerservice #friendlystaff #supportingtheban #ecofriendly #ecobags #groovybags #supportingagoodcause #retail #shopping
Instagram post 2155570816172291012_7777718102 The team at Moorooka Pharmacy have gone above and beyond in supporting the Queensland Bag Ban.  The store has got rid of all plastic bags and are only supplying paper and eco-friendly bags. Jump on over and grab one of these fantastic bags! Keep up the great work team !!! #qldbagban #bagban #brisbane #moorooka #ecofriendly #ecobag #groovybags #pharmacy #chemist #supportingtheban #bags #retail #plastic-less #paperbags

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