Members of “Toprak petq chi” (No plastic bag needed) initiative presented popular in Armenia stories about various plastic bags starting with “string bags”, that were widely used in Soviet Union, reaching to nowadays polystyrene bags.
In time small and comfortable string bags had an evolutionary extension damaging the nature/to the harm of nature. Polystyrene bags had a rapid growth.
In frames of the SunChild 6th International Environmental Festival on November 12 in AGBU “Making cloth bags” workshop took place.
“Toprak petq chi” initiative suggests an alternative of cloth bags. This is a civil way of using plastic bags which not only saves money but also offers eco-friendly way of transporting things.
“Toprak petq chi” is an Eco campaign which aims to encourage people to use cloth bags instead of plastic ones.
Participants left the workshop with their own cloth bags which they decorated with their preferable images and quotes with the help of initiative organizers.