Do a Necktie Drive! Neckties make great handles for bags.

Earth Poster! Inspired by a young bag decorator.
When children come to sewing circles that are too young to sew, we supply them with markers or paint and light colored fabric, then we sew their art into bags.



Trees Should Not Be Paper Bags

Trees Should Not Be Paper Bags

• The raw material for plastic bags is oil, or natural gas
• Sea turtles often mistake plastic bag litter in the oceans for jellyfish
• It takes a 15 year old tree to make 700 grocery bags
• Each year in the U.S. an estimated 12 million barrels of oil are used to produce 100 billion plastic shopping bags. This is why cloth bags are a very good solution.

Sheffield Library Display

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