The number of plastic checkout-style bags used by Australians in a year.
or more Plastics bags are thrown out by Australians every minute.
minutes - Lightweight plastic bags usage on an average.
The number of years needed to break-down a plastic bag.
Number of Plastic bags an average Australian family accumulates in only 4 shopping trips.
Estimated number of plastic bags in Australia that do not make it to landfill, instead entering the environment… and they never leave. And these are numbers for one year! Plastic bag litter kills tens of thousands of birds, whales, seals and turtles every year.