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Why are single use plastics such a problem?

‘What is the big deal with single use plastics?’ I hear your perplexed voice ask. ‘Why do plastics continually get such a bad rap?’ ‘They are all biodegradable and breakdown, eventually don’t they?’ Great questions! Plastics are a huge deal in our world today and they deservedly get a bad rap. Let’s have a look at the facts… Plastics take FOREVER to biodegrade. The truth is plastics don’t break down quickly or decompose easily at all or by any stretch of your imagination.  It can take some plastics up to 1000 years to break down and decompose completely. A plastic bottle can take up to 450 years to degrade, while a plastic bread bag can take up to 10 years...

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Keeping your bread fresh

The most common question I'm asked in this business is, 'will the bags keep the bread fresher for longer'?  And the short answer is 'no'. They were not created to extend your breads shelf life. And so they shouldn't.  Aussie Bread Bags was brought to life to help combat the single use plastic problem we have in Australia. We have done it for grocery shopping bags, so I don't see why we shouldn't be applying this method to every plastic option we currently have in place for convenience including bread bags. They are made from a breathable fabric that allows the bread to breathe whilst in the bag and to disallow any potential of mould to grow from the moisture...

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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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