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Design a reusable bag from a t-shirt or any old cloth.
Time Commitment: 2 Hours
Range of Impact: Home
This Action was created in partnership with Bahamas Plastic Movement.
Why this Action is impactful
Single-use plastic bags can easily be swapped out for reusable alternatives! Plastic bags often get into the environment where they can harm nature, animals, and humans.
What to know before getting started
The Bahamas Plastic Movement is a vibrant non-profit organization focused on building a community of education and activism around preventing plastic pollution. They have been working on creative solutions to single-use plastic bags in the Bahamas, which is why we will be using them as a good example of how to make a reusable bag!
What to do
Watch this video to learn how to make a creative reusable bag from a t-shirt. Find an old t-shirt that you want to repurpose, grab some scissors, and follow along!
Tips and suggestions
- Add a fun design or message on the bag to attract people’s attention! If people like your bag they might want to make their own.
- Creating reusable bags with a group of friends or family is a great way to spend quality time while spreading awareness of single-use plastic alternatives.
Track your contribution
To submit your work and get recognized for your contribution to your community, complete the form below. If we approve your submission, you’ll be awarded 2 Hours.
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