How to Reduce Plastic Bag Use in Relief Goods Distribution

Relief operations are ongoing throughout the world in response to the recent super typhoon Yolanda (international codename: Haiyan), which claimed thousands of lives and destroyed millions of dollars worth of property in the Philippines.

With every relief operation comes the need for plastic bags to store the goods. In order to reduce plastic waste, here’s an excellent idea by a group of volunteers in Manila to turn a shirt into a bag.

Shirt Bag

Keen to help? Here’s how!

YolandaPH

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