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Change is good

By now, most of us are aware of the damage single use plastics are doing to our planet. From their manufacturing to their disposal, plastics in general are a non sustainable option. The biggest problem we face (apart from dealing with all the already 'used' plastics in the world, but that's another story) is helping people to overcome the convenience that is plastic. I personally have ran into this problem a lot lately when chatting with bakeries about stocking Aussie Bread Bags. I've had mixed responses. Some bakeries are all for it, keen to give their customers a more sustainable option and help lessen their plastic footprint, others however seem somehow offended? How dare I insinuate that they are part of the...

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Reusable Bread Bags

Australians alone throw over one million plastic bread bags into landfill every single day. More than 400,000,000 plastic bread bags each year!  Most people these days will eat some sort of bread daily. Whether it be toast for breakfast, a fresh sandwich for lunch, or needing breadcrumbs to crumb a schnitzel for dinner. Bread is usually a staple in family homes around Australia.  So, how can we stop the plastic contribution coming from bread? Easy! By getting yourself a reusable bread bag! We’re already making the switch from single use plastic shopping bags currently in Australia, so why can't we do exactly the same for the bags that we collect, transport and store our breads in? Once you have your very...

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