Take the next step with Bird & Bee
No-one expects you to become a recycling pro or an environmentalist over night, but together we can move towards a lifestyle that will protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint we leave behind.
I am no superhero when it comes to being environmentally friendly, but step by step I have been trying to reduce the impact my family makes on the environment.
Wanting to take a greater part in the war on climate change, I was looking to take the next step in the campaign. Being a fairly new Mum and wanting to spend time at home with my child, I came upon an idea to help decrease the use of plastic produce bags in the supermarkets. So I started my own business ‘Bird & Bee’ and handmake reusable produce bags from home.
I love sewing and picking the fabrics for my next project, so here I am, sewing my little heart out. My produce bags are not only fun and stylish but also reusable, washable, durable and most of all functional.
Fruit will keep longer and the best thing is, you won’t have to use single use plastic bags for your produce ever again.
You already have your reusable coffee cups, shopping bags and straws, you recycling your garbage and take your bottles back for a refund, now I think it’s time for the next step by taking your own reusable produce bags to the shop
It will make a difference
Just one reusable produce bag can keep hundreds of single use plastic bags from ending up in landfill or our oceans. And let’s be honest, you are already taking your own shopping bags, so it will be easy to remember to take your produce bags as well.
Australia has cut plastic bag use by 80% in 3 months since the plastic bag ban, which is great news, but we can do more.
Currently with 14 stylish designs to choose from, you can look great and set a good example to your fellow shoppers.
You alone can keep over 200 plastic bags a year out of landfill and oceans. Join the movement on climate change and take action towards a cleaner future.
Keep checking back for new designs and new materials. I am always striving to make my product even better.
- an estimated 4 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide annually and only 1% of plastic bags are returned for recycling
- we use plastic bags for an average of 12 minutes
- 100,000 marine animals are killed by plastic every year
- plastic bags take more than 500 years to degrade
- bags don’t degrade completely but instead break up into a million micro pieces releasing toxins into the environment
Find out more facts about plastic in the ocean here.