Plastic Bag Free Raglan

Pēke Kirihou Kore Whāingaroa

Plastic Bag Free Raglan (PBFR) was an award winning community initiative led by Whaingaroa Environment Centre. Guided by community organisations – Raglan Chamber of Commerce, Para Kore, Raglan Community Board and Xtreme Zero Waste.

The mission was to encourage our community to be Plastic Bag Free. The project raised awareness, changed habits of residents, business and inspired visitors in Whaingaroa.

2018 the project achieved ~ 95% reduction in plastic shopping bags from ~ 94% of our businesses and our community now Remember our Reusable shopping bags.

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Plastic Bag Free Raglan are grateful for support from – Raglan Chamber of Commerce, Raglan Community Board, Waikato District Council, Waikato Regional Council, Whaingaroa Environmental Centre, Xtreme Zero Waste and Meridian Energy.

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