23,935+

Kilograms of waste diverted from landfill

79,953 +

Boomerang Bags made
= ~43.9 Million plastic bags replaced

260 +

Boomerang Bags Communities Underway

Boomerang Bags is a community driven initiative tackling plastic pollution at the grassroots level.

Dedicated schools, community groups, businesses and volunteers get together to make re-useable ‘Boomerang Bags’ using recycled materials as a means to replace plastic bags. Through Boomerang Bags we start conversations, make friends, up-cycle materials and work towards shifting society’s throw away mentality to a more sustainable revolution of re-use – one community, needle and thread at a time!

Our Communities

Boomerang Bags is driven by communities, for communities! Search the map to get involved with a community near you! (click on a pin for contact details).

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ABOUT US

THE LIFE OF A PLASTIC BAG

Boomerang Bags attracts a dynamic group of people, young and old, who are passionate about reducing plastic bag pollution…we, as volunteers,  gain a great deal of satisfaction to be offered the opportunity to be proactive.

Judy BrodieVolunteer

These bags allow for the community to take the lead on reducing waste and pollution. Its a great idea and i hope to see it spread across the country.

Simon WarnerSEQ Catchments

Boomerang Bags create multiple levels of community mobilisation due to the creative approach to drive community action on sustainability.

Naomi EdwardsCommunity Mobiliser