The action "Plastic bag?! Thank you!" I don’t need one!" was a success. The residents of Poznań filled two 1100 - litre containers with plastic bags. In return, they received over 1700 cotton reusable bags.
The action organised by the Department of Municipal Management of the city of Poznań took place on 26 September. It is not a coincidence that its centre was located in front of the Malta Gallery. - We want to change consumer habits of residents into more environmentally friendly ones. It is worth to replace plastic bags with reusable bags. As a result, we limit the production of waste - says Bożena Przewoźna, Director of the Department of Municipal Management.
A lot of residents participated in the action. For 10 plastic bags thrown into the yellow container you could receive an eco-bag. There were also many people who repacked their shopping from plastic bags into cotton bags. As a result two 1100-litre containers were filled with plastic bags and more than 1700 bags with the slogan "Foliówka" [Plastic bag]. Thank you! "I don’t need one!" were distributed The event was accompanied by environmental workshops.
The action was organised within the campaign "Recover and Use" that accompanied the construction project of Energy from Waste Plant.