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Port Douglas Reusable Bag Launch

Port Douglas Reusable Bag Launch

The new Port Douglas reusable bag has finally arrived and is now out in the community helping to reduce the use of plastic bags as part of our Think Outside the Bag campaign. Making its debut at the official launch to help with the campaign was the Plastic Bag...
Think Outside the Bag Update

Think Outside the Bag Update

By Mindi Tonak, Sustainability & Climate Change Campaigner, CAFNEC   This is a very exciting time for the Think Outside the Bag campaign as it is gaining a great deal of momentum.  It is moving to see the amount of positive feedback we’ve been receiving from...
Creating a plastic free paradise

Creating a plastic free paradise

CAFNEC recently kicked off the Think Outside the Bag campaign, to encourage a phase-out of plastic bags in a couple of trial areas in the far north. One of these areas is Port Douglas, where we’re excited to be working with the Douglas Shire Sustainability Group and...
Local artist on board for a plastic free paradise

Local artist on board for a plastic free paradise

Anyone walking down Shields St recently may have noticed an unusual shop front window display. The enticing, glowing world of plastic on display at Community Foods is an art installation created by local artist Kevin Mayo as part of the Think Outside the Bag project....