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Instagram post 2191126884980212052_8064203449 Big thanks to Joshua @glengarry_coffee_house  who supports the elimination of single use plastic bags in his business and for owning his impact on the environment.  Great work!

#ownyourimpactwa 
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#glengarry
Instagram post 2191123629764059154_8064203449 Diane at The Oven Door Bakery has eliminated single use plastic bags forever & now uses printed cloth bags.  Fabulous work!
#bagbanwa 
#glengarryshoppingcentre 
#national_retail_association
Instagram post 2185703503157991479_8064203449 Nadia @bocellisespresso in Perth city has a smile for her customers & is happy to supply paper bags instead of plastic. Good work!
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#forrestchaseperth 
#perthcoffee
Instagram post 2185700329755915675_8064203449 Bree @laveencoffee is going into saving our planet in a big way-  not only using paper bags but recycling coffee lids.  Keep up the great work!
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#ownyourimpactwa 
#rainesquareperth
Instagram post 2185697497443165800_8064203449 Emma @brezelbrothersperth is all for a paper bag for her great pretzel product. Good work!
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#pretzelperth 
#rainesquareperth
Instagram post 2185695070694327545_8064203449 Melissa & Darian @cocolatwa in Raine Square, Perth - thank you for supporting the ban for plastic. Great work guys!
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#coffeecafe 
#rainesquare
Instagram post 2185692055904089632_8064203449 These ladies are from #@tartinetrinity  in the CBD Perth and they
 welcome the change from plastic to paper bags with excitement. Great work!
#bagbanwa
#national_retail_association
#perthcbd
#trinityarcadeperth
Instagram post 2185691007588096541_8064203449 Hi there! Meet Luke @meetandbun in Trinity Arcade, Perth to grab an awesome burger served in paper bags & containers.  Well done!
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#perthburgers 
#perthcbd
Instagram post 2180552443267147489_8064203449 Another champion, Anton @verdebrio.myaree  is minimising plastic in his business & has made  a conscious decision by also using glass bottles. Good Work!
#bagbanwa
#national_retail_association 
#myaree 
#ownyourimpactwa
Instagram post 2180549511666974064_8064203449 Zena @soulorigin Belmont is proud to be using paper bags, as she is owning her own impact & also making changes with other sustainable options in this eatery.  Well Done!
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#ownyourimpactwa 
#belmontforum
Instagram post 2180545166275761237_8064203449 Ana from #labellepatisserieau - Belmont is all smiles as she delivers her beautiful product to customers in paper bags.
#bagbanwa 
#national_retail_association 
#belmontforum
#ownyourimpactwa
Instagram post 2180542237326174751_8064203449 Dan is from Salsas in Belmont- he is doing a great job supporting the Bag Ban by using only paper bags.
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#national_retail_association 
#belmontforum
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