FAIR TRADE ECO BAGS BY BANG CONSORTIUM "BUILDING A NEW GENERATION"

In 2005, five busy Sydney mums left behind various professional careers and pooled their talents in order to create a business opportunity that would recognise their joint interests in the environment and in the betterment of women and children in the developing world. In doing so, they established BANG consortium, a fair trade business that reflects the values of sustainability that they wished to nurture in their children.

 

They realised that the proliferation of supermarket “green” bags, while solving one problem in reducing plastic bag use, was creating another in the public’s increasing dependence on a product made of polypropylene, which neither breaks down in landfill nor is it currently recycled.  They decided there had to be better-looking and more eco-friendly solutions.


 

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