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The Big GBD Sew-Up!

Time: July 1, 2017 from 9am to 12pm
Location: Grahamstown Bar and Diner
Street: Pollen Street
City/Town: Thames
Phone: 07 868 9664
Event Type: activity, making, cloth, bags
Organized By: Nancy Zwaan
Latest Activity: Jun 12

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We are a small group of plastic free enthusiasts working to free Thames of plastic bags, and reduce plastic use in general.

A world free of single-use plastic bags is an idea whose time has come – and in Thames it comes in July!

  • Saturday, July 1 – The Big GBD Sew-Up - In preparation for International Plastic Bag Free Day we will be holding a sewing bee in the Grahamstown Bar & Diner. Come along and sew up some cloth bags that will be freely available at participating shops on Plastic-Bag Free Day. We will also run a market stall on this day to promote the plastic bag free idea and showcase alternatives – including these reusable cloth bags.

  • July 3rd - International Plastic Bag Free Day - will feature events in Thames and other locations around NZ as well as the rest of the world.

If you are interested in getting involved in either of these events:
Contact: Nancy Zwaan 868 9664

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