Hello, I am an artist and industrial designer. I have a Facebook page - provided below. I have little money to contribute to the issue that many of us I believe (but not enough), are concerned with. I have not received any feedback from various governmental or seemingly philanthropic companies - Visy for example - which is a massive company all over the globe (surely I thought they could spare some tuppence for my initiative; put simply, a willingness to leave the world a better place. My thought was to bring back brown paper shopping bags with a simple stenciled message, just to educate and to rally a team of volunteers to hand out for free. You can use them for waste rather than using your plastic bags that will last a millennia. I did receive what I guess you could call a convenient email from the NSW premiers office which was nice, it was at least a response. I am determined... this has to end, especially as in my state, Melbourne has been named "the most livable city" several times. It galls me to think that we are still in this state of rampant use of single use plastics. Bangladesh was the first to ban the plastic bag in 1993.
I have ideas and I hope they will be able to contribute... and that someone will listen.