Plastic bags have been in the news for a hot minute with all the recent farewells to the checkout bag. This is a great start, but Australians have been using 5 BILLION bags every year1, so every piece of plastic counts!
That includes the plastic produce bags from your fresh fruit and veg. Somehow they still end up coming home with us, mostly because the plastic-free options include juggling your produce from shop to home, having them roll over questionable surfaces, and stuffing your salad greens into your pockets (mm, lint).
Fruity Sacks are the perfect solution: Durable, light-weight, see-through and washable, everyone should know the joy of having lots of Fruity Sacks!
Leandra from the Far North Coast of NSW created Fruity Sacks after feeling frustrated at the amount of plastic she was bringing home, even while being mindful and reducing as much as she could. Fruity Sacks can be reused hundreds or even thousands of times, getting rid of single-use produce bags for good. They are also designed with a handy drawstring, making them easy and convenient to use.
Fruity Sacks are made from polyester to make them as durable as possible, so they'll last for years. Each time you choose your Fruity Sack over a single-use plastic you’re benefitting the environment. According to Fruity Sacks, “The amount of greenhouse gases emitted in the creation of 1 Fruity Sack is about the equivalent of 13 plastic bags. Simply using our Fruity Sack 14 times will have a positive impact on the environment.”
Not only does it have a positive impact in terms of greenhouse gases, it reduces the need for crude oils in production. You’re saving plastic bags from finding their way into the environment and waterways and into the stomachs of our precious marine life. There are already 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic trash in the ocean2, so it's important to think about every piece of plastic we use.
By choosing Fruity Sacks from the Sustainable Salons Rewards Shop instead of single-use produce bags we can easily reduce the amount of plastic waste in our environment.
Sustainable Salons Australia provides the most comprehensive waste free systems to the professional hairdressing industry. We collect and recycle 95% of a salon’s waste and reward the salon for their recycling efforts!
Contact us here if you’d like to become a member of Sustainable Salons Australia.