We had another meeting of the Kiama Council Sustainability Advisory Committee tonight, and as always it was a fascinating and stimulating discussion.
One of the topics that came up was the question of whether Kiama could ditch plastic bags. There was a newspaper article in October last year where the Council announced its intention to do so, and there is a Land And Sea – Plastic Free page on the Council website, but not much seems to have happened in this area.
Huskisson, just an hour or so down the coast (and the town where I grew up!), has done it. They have a fairly similar tourist-driven local economy, so most of the issues they overcame should be similar to ours.
What do you think? Could Kiama get rid of plastic bags? How might we do it?