The Boomerang Bag is a loaner grocery bag, available at the Pemberton Valley Supermarket or Stay Wild, that you can take home, if you forgot your reusable bag, so you don't need to take a plastic one. Borrow it. Bring it back. Because plastic sucks. It's a habit we need to quit. All the bags … Continue reading Be part of the solution: join the Boomerang Bags sewing bee, January 10, 6pm – 9pm
WEDNESDAY November 22, 6pm-9pm will see another Boomerang Bags Sewing Circle take place at the Community Centre. All are welcome to join the movement to help make Pemberton plastic-bag free. This session will be a Ski School pinnie bonanza, with the aim of beating last month's 57 bags sewn! Come anytime during those hrs, even … Continue reading Boomerang Bags Sewing Circle takes place November 22
Back to school and, six months after the Boomerang Bags initiative launched, it's time to get back into the bag-making, bag-borrowing, bag-boomeranging rhythm of things. (Yes! It's time to gather up those bags you borrowed, that have been lurking in the bottom drawer, the car trunk, the odd corners, and BOOMERANG them!) Boomerang Bags spearheader, … Continue reading Boomerang Bags Sewing Circle invites you to take part, Wednesday September 27 from 6 to 9 PM upstairs at the Community Center
Seen the Facebook posts, the articles, the bin in the Pemberton Valley Grocery Store, or the funky bags around town? Wondering what all the fuss is about? Or how to get involved? Or how you can be part of it, even if you don't really know how to sew? Want to find out more? This … Continue reading Boomerang Bags community info session at the library, Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
On Friday, March 10, at 10:30am, a new black box appeared in the entry to the Pemberton Valley Supermarket. It had a boomerang stenciled on the front, and more than 400 reusable cloth grocery bags dropped inside until it was almost overflowing. A minute later, a woman was grabbing a small bag of groceries at … Continue reading Boomerang Bags launch in Pemberton. Because ocean.