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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...
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....
Support a ban on plastic bags

Support a ban on plastic bags

Other states have already banned the bag and we can too. Sign here to support a Queensland ban on plastic bags. We’ll collect your signatures and present them as a group to our State Members of Parliament and the State Minister for Environment and Heritage...
Port Douglas plastic bag surveys

Port Douglas plastic bag surveys

In August 2012, volunteers from the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre, Tangaroa Blue and the Douglas Shire Sustainability Group hit the streets of Port Douglas to survey customers and business owners and staff about plastic bags. This was the first step in the...