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Why should we use compostable bin liners?

Why should we use compostable bin liners? It’s obvious – to reduce landfill waste! We all like a clean and tidy house, especially when it comes to our rubbish – lining our bins with plastic bags has been the easiest and least messy option – but that is becoming a thing of the past! While […]

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What is Fairtrade all about?

What is Fairtrade all about? Have you ever wondered where the clothing you wear, the chocolate you love or the coffee you drank came from? Who grows and harvests them and how they may be impacted by the brand you just bought? Here at Eco Bags we care about ethics and integrity and by doing […]

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Plastic Free July

The journey with a positive impact We are heading to the towards the final days of Plastic Free July  we have been following the updates on Facebook and receiving the informative emails, and generally we are finding we’re more plastic conscious than ever.  Being part of a community makes the journey more adaptable knowing you […]

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6 Simple Ways We Can Reduce Our Use Of Plastic

Maybe you’re not ready to break up with plastic altogether, but there are some super simple ways that can make a big difference in reducing the amount of single use plastic in your life. Although recycling can help reduce the amount of rubbish that ends up in landfills, waterways and ecosystems, only a few types […]

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Bring your own bag

In America alone, according to the EPA, some 32 million tons of solid waste is plastic. The vast majority of this waste comes directly from plastic bags. On a global scale, some five billion to one trillion plastic bags are used around the world every year. In some cities and countries, plastic bags have even […]

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Composting: Grow Your Garden and a Greener Future

Composting is a process that turns organic waste into nutrient-rich soil. The material is decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment and is a key ingredient in organic and natural farming. The resulting fertile soil also has a far greater moisture retention, allowing you to use less water in your garden. The benefit […]

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The Greener Way To Scoop Your Pet

Did you know that there is a recyclable alternative to pet waste bags? They are a lesser-known but highly essential part of preserving our global ecosystem, and it all starts with what type of material bag you choose to scoop your pet’s poo. We are the only distributors located in New Zealand of many different […]

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Benefits of jute bags

Paper Beats Rock, Jute Beats Paper: Benefits of Jute Reusable Grocery Bags Over Paper Grocery Bags Since the 17th century, the West has been using jute to make textiles like the people of East Bangladesh have for centuries before them. Jute is a vegetable plant whose fiber is dried in long strips. Called “the golden […]