South Australia Bans Plastic Bags

Published On January 10, 2015
Since retailers and consumers need to keep informed regarding the new regulations pertaining to the banning of plastic bags in South Australia, the implementation guidelines of these regulations are listed below, courtesy of BYOBAGS. Although the regulations commenced on the 1st January 2009, the first 4 months, until 3rd May 2009, are intended to be a phase in or transition period. Not until the 4th of May will the sale of single use plastic bags become illegal in South Australia.
Read More

Fundraising Ideas For Charities And Fundraisers

Published On January 8, 2015
Raise money for your charity with your own unique hand made fundraiser bags! Why not do as other charities have done and use our natural fibre jute bags as a fundraiser to make fundraising bags for your charity? One outstanding example of a successful fundraising organisation is the Illawarra Cancer Carers of Wollongong in NSW who have raised $2 million in 20 years of operation to assist cancer patients and support cancer research. According to their web site, Illawarra Cancer
Read More

15 Ways to Reuse Canvas Bags

Published On January 8, 2015
Canvas is in. The canvas tote bag, whether handmade or bought, has a versatility all of its own. It’s the trend setter this summer, don’t be seen without one! Forget formal accessories, the natural, recycled look is here. It’s time to get upcycled. Canvas totes are so easy to throw over your shoulder, and when not in use they can simply be rolled up or folded to fit nicely into your pocket. If you need more than one, throw a
Read More