With Queenslanders currently estimated to use over 1 billion single-use, lightweight plastic bags per year — most of which end up in landfill and the balance in our natural environment — it’s great news that from July 1 the plastic shopping bag as we know it, is no more!

This year the Expo has put the spotlight firmly on reusable bags of any kind with our inaugural ‘Garden in a Bag’ competition.

Participants were invited to join in the fun and enter a garden bag in one of 4 categories:

Check out this collection of creative bags in the middle of the Centre Marquee.

Qld Garden Expo will also have a limited number of reusable bags available for purchase at the Information office.