City of Swan reusable shopping bag workshop to prepare residents ahead of plastic bag ban

City of Swan reusable shopping bag workshop to prepare residents ahead of plastic bag ban

CITY of Swan is holding free community workshops on how to make your own reusable shopping bag ahead of the July 1 plastic bag ban.

The event will show participants how to make their own reusable bags, in place of single-use plastic bags.

Mayor David Lucas said the City was actively encouraging residents to take a stance against single-use plastic bags.

“While the City endeavours to be more sustainable as an organisation, we also actively encourage our community to ‘think green’ and live a greener lifestyle where possible,” he said.

“We encourage community members to be part of the solution, which involves reducing your plastic use wherever possible, and preparing for the state-wide ban on single-use plastic bags.

“Book now and come along to this fun, hands-on workshop to sew and screen print your own reusable bag which you can use again and again, saving countless plastic bags.”

The three workshops will be held in Midland, Bullsbrook and Ballajura libraries from June 20 to 26.

For more information or to book visit www.swan.wa.gov.au/events.

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