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Mors Bags: A Simple Solution For Plastic Waste

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Plastic waste has become one of the biggest environmental concerns of our time. According to a report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, there could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050 if current trends continue. Plastic bags are one of the most common types of plastic waste, and they are particularly harmful to marine life. They can take hundreds of years to decompose and, in the meantime, they can suffocate or entangle marine animals. Mors Bags are a simple solution to this problem.

Mors Bags are reusable cloth bags designed to replace plastic bags. They are made by volunteers who donate their time and materials, and they are given away for free. Mors Bags have a positive impact on the environment, local communities and economies. They are easy to use and promote sustainable living.

The idea behind Mors Bags is to encourage people to use reusable bags instead of disposable ones. They were first created in 2007 by a group of women in Cornwall, UK who, wanting to do something to reduce the amount of plastic waste in their community, started making cloth bags and giving them away for free. The bags were an instant success and soon spread to other parts of the UK and beyond.

Today, there are thousands of Mors Bag groups around the world. Known as pods, as an acknowledgment of the damage caused by discarded plastic bags to whales, dolphins and all other marine life, they have given away millions of bags which come in all shapes and sizes and are made from a variety of materials, including old curtains, sheets and t-shirts. The bags are easy to make and anyone can learn how.

Mors Bags are not only good for the environment, but are also good for local communities. They bring people together and encourage them to work towards a common goal. Making Mors Bags is a fun and rewarding activity, and can be a great way to meet people and make new friends.

They also have a positive impact on local economies. When people use reusable bags instead of disposable ones, they reduce the demand for plastic bags. This, in turn, reduces the amount of money that is spent on producing and disposing of plastic bags. The money that is saved can be used for other purposes, such as supporting local businesses or investing in renewable energy.

One of the best things about Mors Bags is that they are so easy to use. They are strong and durable, and can hold a substantial amount of weight. They are also machine washable, so they can be used over and over again. When people start using Mors Bags, they quickly realize how convenient they are, and wonder why they’d ever used plastic bags in the first place.

Mors Bags are not a new idea, but they are a powerful one. They show us that we can make a difference in the world by taking small, simple actions. By using reusable bags instead of disposable ones, we can reduce the amount of plastic waste that ends up in our oceans and landfills. We can also save money and support our local communities. It’s a win-win situation.

If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, consider starting a Mors Bag pod. You don’t need any special skills or equipment, just a willingness to help out and a few materials. You can find instructions on how to make Mors Bags online, and you can connect with other Mors Bag groups on social media. Together, we can make a difference and create a more sustainable future for ourselves and future generations.

Simon West and The Team

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